This edition has been updated and revised to incorporate equal coverage of both physical and historical geology. It features: expanded discussion of dinosaurs in a chapter entitled "Mesozoic Life"; a new chapter, "The Proterozoic", which contains a thorough discussion of the origin of life; revised discussion of the solar system has been combined with "The Archean" to provide fundamental background information on the origin of the planet; and coverage of volcanic activity, earthquakes, coastal erosion and hazards, flooding, water supply, and landslides and human activities.
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Book Description Brown (William C.) Co ,U.S., 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0697115194