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The earth machine : the science of a dynamic planet / Edmond A. Mathez and James D. Webster.

Mathez, Edmond A. (Author). Webster, James D. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780231500876 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0231500874 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 335 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
  • Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2004.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
pt. 1. How was Earth evolved? -- pt. 2. Why are there ocean basins, continents, and mountains? -- pt. 3. What causes Earth's climate and climate change? -- pt. 4. Why is Earth habitable.
Subject: Astronomical geography.
Earth (Planet)
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / General.
SCIENCE / Physics / Geophysics.
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Seismology & Volcanism.
Genre: Electronic books.

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