Dictionary of Geological Terms: Third Edition

Paperback | April 11, 1984

byAmerican Geological Institute

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From Aa toZweikanter, this popular dictionary has now been revised and updated. This edition includes over 1,000 new terms plus:

-accurate definitions without technical jargon

-many word origins

-hyphenation and pronunciation guide

-commonly used abbreviations

-a geologic time and life chart

The definitions in this book are drawn largely from the autoritative 36,000-term Glossary Of Geology, to which nearly 150 specialists from all fields of the geosciences contributed. Both the Glossary and this Dictionary were prepared as a service of the American Geological Institute, a federation of geoscience societies united to provide information to the science community and the public.

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From Aa toZweikanter, this popular dictionary has now been revised and updated. This edition includes over 1,000 new terms plus:-accurate definitions without technical jargon-many word origins-hyphenation and pronunciation guide-commonly used abbreviations-a geologic time and life chartThe definitions in this book are drawn largely fro...

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From "Aa to"Zweikanter, this popular dictionary has now been revised and updated. This edition includes over 1,000 new terms plus: -accurate definitions without technical jargon -many word origins -hyphenation and pronunciation guide -commonly used abbreviations -a geologic time and life chart The definitions in this book are drawn lar...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 8.01 × 5.15 × 1.2 inPublished:April 11, 1984Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0385181019

ISBN - 13:9780385181013

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