This major dictionary - now in its fourth variation - deals wide-ranging and authoritative insurance of the earth sciences and comparable subject matters in over 7,500 transparent and obtainable entries. insurance contains geology, planetary technological know-how, oceanography, palaeontology, mineralogy, and volcanology, in addition to climatology, geochemistry, and petrology.

This re-creation has been totally up-to-date with a hundred and fifty new entries additional, with improved assurance of geology and planetary geology phrases. Over one hundred thirty line drawings accompany the definitions.

The Dictionary additionally presents steered internet hyperlinks that are indexed and frequently up to date on a committed spouse site. Appendices contain a revised geological time scale, an up to date bibliography, stratigraphic devices, lunar and Martian time scales, wind-strength scales, and SI devices. This dictionary is key for college kids of geography, geology, and earth sciences, and for these in in similar disciplines.

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