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Lang Matl
Author Kirkland, Kyle.

Title Earth sciences : notable research and discoveries / Kyle Kirkland.

Imprint New York, NY : Facts on File, c2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  QE26.3    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  QE26.3    Available
Description xix, 212 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 cm.
Series Frontiers of science
Frontiers of science (New York, N.Y.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-204) and index.
Contents Exploring Earth's depths -- Origin and variability of Earth's magnetic field -- Volcanoes and hot spots -- Geothermal energy: a furnace beneath the soil -- Water management: conserving an essential resource -- Predicting earthquakes -- Final tho
Summary Investigates the research and discoveries of explorers and scientists who ventured into the unknown frontiers of the planet.
Subject Geology.
Earth sciences.
Discoveries in science.
ISBN 9780816074426
0816074429