Offering comprehensive content for the historical geology course, HISTORICAL GEOLOGY provides students with an understanding of the principles of historical geology and how these principles are applied in unraveling Earthas history. Students will learn and understand the underlying causes of why things happened and the way they did, and how all of Earthas systems and subsystems are interrelated. Students will understand the relevancy of Earthas history as part of a dynamic and complex integrated system, not as a series of isolated and unrelated events Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.A more accurate method of determining both the average rate of movement and relative motion is by dating the magnetic anomalies in ... FaultaA Transform Plate Boundary The San Andreas Fault is a transform fault separating the Pacific plate from the North American plate. ... because they provide an apparently fixed reference point from which the rate and direction of plate movement can be measured.
|Author||:||Reed Wicander, James Monroe|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2015-01-01|