CliffsQuickReview Physical Geology

by Mark Crawford

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780822053354
  • ISBN-10: 0822053357
  • Pages: 460
  • Publication Date: 05/23/1998
  • Carton Quantity: 99

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    CliffsQuickReview course guides cover the essentials of your toughest classes. Get a firm grip on core concepts and key material, and test your newfound knowledge with review questions.

    Whether you're new to rocks and minerals or just brushing up on a favorite old subject, CliffsQuickReview Physical Geology can help. This guide not only helps you understand how glaciation, running water, weathering, and erosion have formed the landscapes we see today, but as you work your way through this guide, you'll find out about

    • The earth's components
    • Geologic structures
    • Igneous rocks
    • Sedimentary rocks
    • Metamorphic rocks

    CliffsQuickReview Physical Geology is an invaluable reference for those who want to understand complex processes deep inside the earth like plate tectonics, volcanic activity, and mountain-building. Here are just a few of the things you'll learn about:

    • The earth's origin
    • Shorelines
    • Deserts and winds
    • The ocean floor
    • Earthquakes

    With titles available for all the most popular high school and college courses, CliffsQuickReview guides are a comprehensive resource that can help you get the best possible grades.

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