Dictionary of Geological Terms, 3rd edition
Contains 8,000 terms and definitions that cover the core vocabulary of the earth sciences.
Edited by Robert L. Bates and Julia A. Jackson
Contains 8,000 terms and definitions that cover the core vocabulary of the earth sciences. This edition includes more than 1,000 new terms; accurate definitions without technical jargon; hyphenation and pronunciation guide; commonly used abbreviations; and a geologic time and life chart. The definitions in this book are drawn largely from the authoritative 37,000-term Glossary of Geology, 3rd edition, to which nearly 150 specialists from all fields of the geosciences contributed. Ideal for high-school and college students, science teachers, and rockhounds!
ISBN 0-385-18101-9. Paperback, 5.00"x8.00" 571 pp. item #300260