ESSENTIALS OF GEOLOGY, Fifth Edition, is a shorter, less is more version of Monroe and Wicanderas PHYSICAL GEOLOGY text. In the same tradition, the authors present the material in a clear, consistent voice, appropriately focusing on the core concepts of physical geology, with an emphasis on plate tectonics and the dynamic nature of Earth. The engaging examples and images throughout the text enhance studentsa understanding and appreciation of physical geology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.It connects the spreading ridges in the Gulf of California with the Juan de Fuca and Pacific plates off the coast of northern California. ... MOVEMENT. AND. MOTION. How fast and in what direction are Eartha#39;s plates moving? Do they all move at the same rate? Rates of plate movement can be calculated in several ways.
|Title||:||Essentials of Physical Geology|
|Author||:||Reed Wicander, James Monroe|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2008-02-15|