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The Oxford Companion to the Earth

Edited by Paul L. Hancock and Brian J. Skinner

Published in print January 2000 | ISBN: 9780198540397
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727535 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780198540397.001.0001
The Oxford Companion to the Earth

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The Oxford Companion to the Earth is a unique reference work, offering unrivalled coverage of the Earth Sciences, from volcanoes to flood plains, diamonds to meteors, deserts to deep seas. All aspects of geology, including climatology, mineralogy, and oceanography, are covered. In addition, there are many eclectic entries, for example on dinosaur hunters, and fossils and folklore, as well as biographies of the key figures involved.

Book.  993 pages.  815068 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography

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