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Rocks : a resource our world depends on / Ian Graham.

Graham, Ian, 1953- (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Noble Co PL - East (Avilla) 552 GRA (Text) 38131002978970 NCPLE-Juv Non-fiction Available -
 Dekko Foundation Grant - 2005:

Record details

  • ISBN: 1403456178 : SAL
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, [2005]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is rock? -- How is rock used for? -- Case study : Mount Rushmore -- Where is rock found? -- Case study : Mount Everest -- Case study : Uluru (Ayer's Rock), Australia -- How is rock processed? -- How do scientists use rocks? -- Case study : the Channel Tunnel -- How is rock moved? -- How can rock be dangerous? -- Case study : the Vaiont Dam landslide -- Why are volcanoes so dangerous? -- Case study : Mount Saint Helens -- How can we protect the environment? -- Will rock ever run out?
Summary, etc.:
Using a question-and-answer format, describes rock, the material that most people give little thought to but which forms the surface of the earth, some of the processes involving it, and how it is useful to civilization.
Subject: Rocks > Juvenile literature.
Natural resources.

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