This substantially revised edition includes recently published information relating to plate tectonics and continental origin. A large number of new figures have been added, and new sections included on meteorites, seismic tomography, mantle convection, accretionary terranes, mantle sources and evolution, continental growth, secular changes in Earth history, also a new chapter on exogenic Earth systems. In addition the following topics have been substantially revised: lunar origin, global gravity, origin of the core, metamorphism, plate boundaries, hotspots, tectonic settings, and magma associations. Among the new features the Tectonic Map of the World has also been updated.
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Book Description Pergamon, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0080348734
Book Description Pergamon, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110080348734
Book Description Pergamon. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 3rd edition. 504 pages. 9.84x6.81x1.18 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0080348734