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The Earth Machine: The Science of a Dynamic Planet

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From the scorching center of Earth's core to the outer limits of its atmosphere, from the gradual process of erosion that carved the Grand Canyon to the earth-shaking fury of volcanoes and earthquakes, this fascinating book--inspired by the award-winning Hall of Planet Earth at New York City's American Museum of Natural History--tells the story of the evolution of our plan ...more
Hardcover, 335 pages
Published June 1st 2004 by Columbia University Press (first published 2004)
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