612 pages; annotated table of geologic time; chapter 1-geology-an overview; chapter 2-matter and energy-a review; chapter 3-introduction to minerals; chapter 4-igneous rocks and igneous activity; chapter 5-sediments and sedimentary rocks; chapter 6-strata and their deformation; chapter 7-metamorphic rocks and the continental crust; chapter 8-earthquakes and the earth's interior; chapter 9-the ocean basins and their sediments; chapter 10-tectonics of the oceanic lithosphere; chapter 11-tectonics of the active continental margins; chapter 12-geosynclines, orogens, and continental structure; chapter 13-the opening and closing of ocean basins; chapter 14-landforms of weathering and mass wasting; chapter 15-ground water and its geologic activity; chapter 16-the geologic work of running water; chapter 17-denudation and rock structure; chapter 18-glaciers and the pleistocene glaciations; chapter 19-the geologic work of wind and waves; chapter 20-astrogeology-the geology of planetary space; chapter 21- geologic resource of materials and energy; bibliography; glossary; index
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Book Description Harper & Row, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060464623