Physical Geology

September 2, 2015 | Updated: September 23, 2019
Author: Steven Earle, Thompson Rivers University

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THIS BOOK WILL BE ARCHIVED ON February 1, 2020, AS IT HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NEW EDITION. Physical Geology is a comprehensive introductory text on the physical aspects of geology, including rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciation, groundwater, streams, coasts, mass wasting, climate change, planetary geology and much more. It has a strong emphasis on examples from western Canada, especially British Columbia, and also includes a chapter devoted to the geological history of western Canada. The book is a collaboration of faculty from Earth Science departments at Universities and Colleges across British Columbia and elsewhere.

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Earth and Ocean Sciences, Geology

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