Dictionary Of Geol Term 3e

Description

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.

Details

Author(s)
Robert L. Bates, Julia A. Jackson
Format
Paperback | 571 pages
Dimensions
133 x 203 x 33mm | 430g
Publication date
11 Apr 1984
Publisher
Random House USA Inc
Imprint
Anchor Books
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
Edition Statement
3rd ed.
ISBN10
0385181019
ISBN13
9780385181013
Bestsellers rank
423,768