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Dictionary of geological terms / Robert L. Bates and Julia A. Jackson, editors ; prepared under the direction of the American Geological Institute.

by Bates, Robert Latimer; Jackson, Julia A; American Geological Institute.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1984Edition: 3rd ed., Anchor Books ed.Description: 571 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0385181000; 9780385181006; 0385181019 (pbk.); 9780385181013 (pbk.).Subject(s): Geology -- Dictionaries | Géologie -- dictionnaires anglaisDDC classification: 550/.3/21 Online resources: Publisher description Summary: From Aa toZweikanter, 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 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.
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From Aa toZweikanter, 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 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.

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