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The Resource A dictionary of geology and earth sciences, edited by Michael Allaby

A dictionary of geology and earth sciences, edited by Michael Allaby

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A dictionary of geology and earth sciences
Title
A dictionary of geology and earth sciences
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michael Allaby
Title variation
  • Geology and earth sciences
  • Oxford dictionary of geology & earth sciences
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Editor
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Language
eng
Summary
GEOLOGY & THE LITHOSPHERE. This leading dictionary - now in its fourth edition - offers wide-ranging and authoritative coverage of the earth sciences and related topics in over 7,500 clear and accessible entries. Coverage includes geology, planetary science, oceanography, palaeontology, mineralogy, and volcanology, as well as climatology, geochemistry, and petrology. This new edition has been fully updated and 150 new entries added, with expanded coverage of geology and planetary geology terms. Over 130 line drawings accompany the definitions. The Dictionary also provides recommended web links which are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website. Appendices include a revised geological time scale, an updated bibliography, stratigraphic units, lunar and Martian time scales, wind-strength scales, and SI units. This dictionary is essential for students of geography, geology, and earth sciences, and for those in in related disciplines
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Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Allaby, Michael
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Oxford paperback reference
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  • Geology
  • Earth sciences
Label
A dictionary of geology and earth sciences, edited by Michael Allaby
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Publication
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Note
Previous editions published as: A dictionary of earth sciences
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
35270287
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Fourth edition.
Extent
vii, 660 pages
Isbn
9780199653065
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 35270287
  • (Sirsi) 35270287
Label
A dictionary of geology and earth sciences, edited by Michael Allaby
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previous editions published as: A dictionary of earth sciences
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
35270287
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Fourth edition.
Extent
vii, 660 pages
Isbn
9780199653065
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 35270287
  • (Sirsi) 35270287

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