The Making Of The Earth: Geologic Forces That Shape Our Planet

by Donald R. Coates, Jon Erickson

Facts on File | November 1, 2000 | Hardcover

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We live on a dynamic planet with diverse landforms and bodies of water and ice. The vast surface of the Earth is constantly changing. "Making of the Earth" provides the latest research in the study of the natural and man-made forces that influence the ''scope'' and shape of the planet.
Among the topics covered are:
- Arctic geology
- Coastal geography
- Continental formation
- Desert features
- Erosion
- Glacial landscapes
- Global tectonics
- Mountain ranges
- Riverine topography
- Tectonic processes
- Volcanic terrain
- Unique landforms.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 257 pages, 9.52 × 7.63 × 0.94 in

Published: November 1, 2000

Publisher: Facts on File

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0816042764

ISBN - 13: 9780816042760

Found in: Science and Nature
Appropriate for ages: 12 - 17

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The Making Of The Earth: Geologic Forces That Shape Our Planet

by Donald R. Coates, Jon Erickson

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 257 pages, 9.52 × 7.63 × 0.94 in

Published: November 1, 2000

Publisher: Facts on File

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0816042764

ISBN - 13: 9780816042760

About the Book

We live on a dynamic planet with diverse landforms and bodies of water and ice. The vast surface of the Earth is constantly changing. "Making of the Earth" provides the latest research in the study of the natural and man-made forces that influence the 'scope' and shape of the planet.
Among the topics covered are:
- Arctic geology
- Coastal geography
- Continental formation
- Desert features
- Erosion
- Glacial landscapes
- Global tectonics
- Mountain ranges
- Riverine topography
- Tectonic processes
- Volcanic terrain
- Unique landforms.

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We live on a dynamic planet with diverse landforms and bodies of water and ice. The vast surface of the Earth is constantly changing. "Making of the Earth" provides the latest research in the study of the natural and man-made forces that influence the ''scope'' and shape of the planet.
Among the topics covered are:
- Arctic geology
- Coastal geography
- Continental formation
- Desert features
- Erosion
- Glacial landscapes
- Global tectonics
- Mountain ranges
- Riverine topography
- Tectonic processes
- Volcanic terrain
- Unique landforms.

Appropriate for ages: 12 - 17