McGraw-Hill dictionary of geology and mineralogy

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McGraw-Hill,
Pub. Date:
[2003]
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2nd ed.
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English
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. THE LANGUAGE OF GEOLOGY AND MINERALOGY AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

Derived from the world-renowned McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, Sixth Edition, this vital reference offers a wealth of essential information in a portable, convenient, quick-find format. Whether you're a professional, a student, a writer, or a general reader with an interest in science, there is no better or more authoritative way to stay up-to-speed with the current language of geology and mineralogy or gain an understanding of its key ideas and concepts.

Written in clear, simple language understandable to the general reader, yet in-depth enough for scientists, educators, and advanced students, The McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Geology & Mineralogy, Second Edition:

* Has been extensively revised, with 9,000 entries encompassing the language of geology and mineralogy * Includes synonyms, acronyms, and abbreviations * Provides pronunciations for all terms * Covers such topics as physical geology, historical geology, mineralogy, marine geology, plate tectonics, petrology, sedimentology, and stratigraphy * Includes an appendix containing tables of useful data and information * Is based on the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms - for more than a quarter-of-a-century THE standard international reference

Carefully reviewed for clarity, completeness, and accuracy, the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Geology & Mineralogy, Second Edition, offers a standard of excellence unmatched by any similar publication.

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