The Biography

Book - 2008
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A reference book dealing with the earth, its atmosphere and weather, geology, volcanoes, earthquakes, mountains, lakes, and other geographical features. Each chapter examines one of the five essential forces meteor impacts, plate tectonics, the ocean, the atmosphere, and ice that drive and shape our planet and determine its destiny. New imaging techniques and spectacular graphics combine to reveal hitherto hidden information about these forces, depicting them in action today as they keep the Earth alive and going back in time to show how cataclysmic events played roles in the planets development. More than 200 color photographs and illustrations present the familiar in a striking new light. The companion book to the television series.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2008
ISBN: 9781426202360
Branch Call Number: 551.1 STEWART
Characteristics: 240 p. ; 29 cm


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