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Author Levin, Harold L. (Harold Leonard), 1929-

Title The earth through time / Harold L. Levin
Edition Ninth edition
Published Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley, [2010]


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 MELB  551.7 Lev/Ett 2010  AVAILABLE
 W'BOOL  551.7 Lev/Ett 2010  AVAILABLE
Description 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm
Contents The science of historical geography -- Early geologists tackle history's mysteries -- Time and geology -- Rocks and minerals : documents that record earth's history -- THe sedimentary archives -- Life on earth : what do fossils reveal? -- Plate tectonics underlies all earth history -- The earth's formative stages and the Archean Eon -- The Proterozoic : dawn of a more modern world -- Early Paleozoic events -- Late Paleozoic events -- Life of the Paleozoic -- Mesozoic events -- Life of the Mesozoic -- Cenosoic events -- Life of the Cenozoic -- Human origins
Summary EARTH SCIENCES. The ninth edition presents rich, authoritative coverage of the history of the Earth, offering the most comprehensive history in the discipline today. It maintains its strong approach to stratigraphy and paleontology that other texts have lost. The text's paleogeographic maps are excellent in detail and are a vital component in understanding the earth's history. Stunning artwork brings the ancient world to life. Geology of National Parks boxes encourage them to visit these parks to appreciate their geological significance. Geologists will also appreciate the questions about past geologic events and the processes used in finding answers
Notes Includes index
Previous ed.: 2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Historical geology -- Textbooks.
Historical geology.
Genre/Form Textbooks.
LC no. 2010285002
ISBN 9780470387740