Making of the Earth

Making of the Earth

Geologic Forces That Shape Our Planet

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Baker & Taylor
Describes how the surface of the Earth is constantly changing through geologic forces, including plate tectonics, erosion, and catastrophic collapse, and discusses how different landscapes are carved by weathering agents.

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A text for high school and general readers on the natural and human-made forces that influence the shape of the planet. Topics include arctic, desert, and coastal geography; the formation of continents; erosion; tectonic processes; and mountain ranges, river courses, and unique landforms such as monoliths and arches. Erickson, a geologist in Colorado, is the author of several Facts on Files books on Earth science and geology. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c2000
ISBN: 9780816042760
Branch Call Number: 551.41 ER
Characteristics: xiv, 257 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm


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