Global Tectonics by Philip Kearey,Keith A. Klepeis,Frederick J. Vine

By Philip Kearey,Keith A. Klepeis,Frederick J. Vine

The 3rd variation of this greatly acclaimed textbook offers a complete creation to all elements of world tectonics, and comprises significant revisions to mirror the main major contemporary advances within the box.

  • A absolutely revised 3rd version of this hugely acclaimed textual content written by means of eminent authors together with one of many pioneers of plate tectonic theory
  • Major revisions to this new version mirror the main major fresh advances within the box, together with new and multiplied chapters on Precambrian tectonics and the supercontinent cycle and the results of plate tectonics for environmental change
  • Combines a ancient technique with strategy technological know-how to supply a cautious stability among geological and geophysical fabric in either continental and oceanic regimes
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