Beneath Our Feet

Beneath Our Feet

The Rocks of Planet Earth

Book - 2000
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This beautifully illustrated book reveals the astounding variety and beauty of the rocks and minerals all around us. Many stunning images show rocks from deep within Earth, rocks created and altered by heating and melting, rocks ejected from volcanoes, rocks shaped by erosion at Earth's surface, and extraterrestrial rocks that have crashed into Earth. These spectacular photographs are accompanied by clear and non-technical explanations of the main processes responsible for creating rocks and minerals. This book is for everyone interested in natural history, especially those who visit museums and national parks. The book can also be used as an introductory textbook for school students, and for non-science major undergraduate students. Earth scientists will also be thrilled by this stunning collection of images.
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
ISBN: 9780521790307
0521790301
Characteristics: viii, 216 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm

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Watson_20
Jun 02, 2016

Good book with good info. about rock of planet Earth. Also, good read.

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