The Elements of Geology

Textbook Title: The Elements of Geology

Textbook Description:
The Elements of Geology textbook is an extensive geology text, suitable for first year Geology students. Geology deals with the rocks of the earth’s crust. It learns from their composition and structure how the rocks were made and how they have been modified. It ascertains how they have been brought to their present places and wrought to their various topographic forms, such as hills and valleys, plains and mountains. It studies the vestiges which the rocks preserve of ancient organisms which once inhabited our planet. Geology is the history of the earth and its inhabitants, as read in the rocks of the earth’s crust.

Author: W. H. Norton
Subjects: Earth Sciences
Key words: Earth Sciences, Geology
Download URL: http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/4204/pg4204.html

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