Praise for the previous edition: ...quite comprehensive... Outstanding, clear diagrams and various charts and maps clarify the material under discussion. , School Library Journal For studentsMost hot spots move very slowly, at a lower rate than the oceanic or continental plates above them. ... As the dome grows, it develops deep fissures through which magma can rise to the surface. ... were produced by a single source of magma over which the Pacific plate had passed, proceeding in a northwesterly direction.
|Author||:||Jon Erickson, Ernest Hathaway Muller|
|Publisher||:||Infobase Publishing - 2009-01-01|