Science 101: Geology goes deep into the core of this gritty earth science, covering everything from the history of geological theory to the formation and structure of the Earth's layers to the basics of plate tectonics, magma, and fossils.
More than 250 color photos illustrate subjects such as rock classification and geological catastrophes
Highlights include cutting-edge information on new technologies and research breakthroughs
Ready Reference section with at-a-glance timelines, charts, and diagrams, including a geological map of the world
Perfect at-home reference for students, families, and rock hounds everywhere