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Earth Structure: An Introduction to Structural Geology and Tectonics (Second Edition)

van der Pluijm, Ben A.; Marshak, Stephen

ISBN 10: 039392467X / 0-393-92467-X
ISBN 13: 9780393924671
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: 2003
Binding: Hardcover
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For the Second Edition of Earth Structure: An Introduction to Structural Geology and Tectonics, the authors have heavily revised each chapter while preserving the overall structure of the First Edition.

The Second Edition also benefits from new artwork that clearly illustrates complex concepts.

New to the Second Edition:

• New Chapter: 15, "Geophysical Imaging," by Frederick Cook

• Within Chapters 21 and 22, four new essays on "Regional Perspectives" discuss the European Alps, the Altaids, the Appalachians, and the Cascadia Wedge.

• New and updated art for more informative illustration of concepts. The Second Edition now has 570 black & white figures. 570 black & white figures

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