Geology is the science comprising the study of solid Earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the processes by which they change. Geology can also refer generally to the study of the solid features of any celestial body (such as the geology of the Moon or Mars).

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The Source: How Rivers Made America and America Remade Its Rivers
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
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The Ends of the World: Supervolcanoes, Lethal Oceans, and the Search for Past Apocalypses
Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens
The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World
The Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79 (I Survived, #10)
Stoned: Jewelry, Obsession, and How Desire Shapes the World
Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe
Quakeland: On the Road to America's Next Devastating Earthquake
Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World's Superpowers
The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People
The Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet
Quicksilver (Forensic Geology #1)
The Wood for the Trees: The Long View of Nature from a Small Wood
Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of a Forgotten Volcano That Changed the World
The Map That Changed the World
Annals of the Former World
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded
Basin and Range
Earth: An Intimate History
A Short History of Nearly Everything
A Crack in the Edge of the World
Rising from the Plains
Assembling California
The Story of Earth: The First 4.5 Billion Years, from Stardust to Living Planet
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
Reading the Rocks: The Autobiography of the Earth
The Seashell on the Mountaintop: A Story of Science, Sainthood, and the Humble Genius who Discovered a New History of the Earth
The Control of Nature
In Suspect Terrain
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History of the Universe and Earth
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