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This informative guide covers the five billion years of history that have given the earth its present form, including:

The earth's relation to the rest of the universe
The rocks and minerals of which it is made
The effects of glaciers, gravity, volcanoes, and other forces

Illustrated in full color, this guide is valuable for everyone interested in our planet, the ultimate bas
Paperback, 160 pages
Published April 14th 2001 by Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press (first published 1953)
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Sarah Sammis
When we got the Gems and Minerals book for Sean, we also got this 1972 printing of Geology. It's from the Golden Guide set. My grandmother had a number of these books and they were a favorite of mine as a child. So when I saw this copy, I snatched it up for our home library.

Geology is a good follow up for Gems and Minerals as it goes into greater detail. It also shows how geology overlaps with other fields of study. It outlines how the various rocks and the landforms of the earth and sea are cre
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Frank Harold Trevor Rhodes (born October 29, 1926 in Warwickshire, The United Kingdom), a professor of geology and mineralogy, was the ninth president of Cornell University from 1977 to 1995.

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