Dictionary of Geological Terms: Third Edition (Paperback)

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Dictionary of Geological Terms: Third Edition (Paperback)

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From Aa toZweikanter, this popular dictionary has now been revised and updated. This edition includes over 1,000 new terms plus:

-accurate definitions without technical jargon

-many word origins

-hyphenation and pronunciation guide

-commonly used abbreviations

-a geologic time and life chart

The definitions in this book are drawn largely from the autoritative 36,000-term Glossary Of Geology, to which nearly 150 specialists from all fields of the geosciences contributed. Both the Glossary and this Dictionary were prepared as a service of the American Geological Institute, a federation of geoscience societies united to provide information to the science community and the public.
Founded in 1948, the American Geosciences Institute, formerly the American Geological Institute, is a nonprofit federation of 51 organizations and associations representing the Earth sciences. They publish EARTH Magazine, a monthly source of scientific energy and environment news.
Product Details ISBN: 9780385181013
ISBN-10: 0385181019
Publisher: Anchor
Publication Date: April 11th, 1984
Pages: 576
Language: English
Series: Rocks