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Title:
The earth through time
Author:
Levin, Harold L. (Harold Leonard), 1929-
Edition:
Sixth edition.
Publication Information:
Fort Worth : Saunders College Pub., [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
568 pages, 62 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780030237515
Format :
Book

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Central Library QE28.3 .L48 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

This best-selling historical geology text provides an excellent balance of basic geology and paleontology. The new eighth edition provides 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.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Science of Historical Geology
Chapter 2 Early Geologists Tackle History's Mysteries
Chapter 3 Time and Geology
Chapter 4 Rocks and Minerals: Documents that Record Earth's History
Chapter 5 The Sedimentary Archives
Chapter 6 Life on Earth: What Do Fossils Reveal?
Chapter 7 Plate Tectonics Underlies All Earth History
Chapter 8 Earliest Earth: 2,100,000,000 Years of the Archean Eon
Chapter 9 The Proterozoic: Dawn of a More Modern World
Chapter 10 Early Paleozoic Events
Chapter 11 Late Paleozoic Events
Chapter 12 Life of the Paleozoic
Chapter 13 Mesozoic Events
Chapter 14 Life of the Mesozoic
Chapter 15 Cenozoic Events
Chapter 16 Life of the Cenozoic
Chapter 17 Human Origins

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