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From Aa to Zweikanter, this popular dictionary has now been revised and updated. This edition includes over 1,000 new terms plus:
-accurate definitions without technical jargon
-many word origins
-hyphenation and pronunciation guide
-commonly used abbreviations
-a geologic time and life chart
The definitions in this book are drawn largely from the autoritative 36,000-term Glossary Of Geology, to which nearly 150 specialists from all fields of the geosciences contributed. Both the Glossary and this Dictionary were prepared as a service of the American Geological Institute, a federation of geoscience societies united to provide information to the science community and the public.
|Contributed by:||Bates, Robert L.|
|Contributed by:||Jackson, Julia A.|
|Publisher:||Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|
|Publish Date:||Apr 11, 1984|
|Number of Pages:||576|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||1.15|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||8.0 x 5.2 x 1.3|
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