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Title The encyclopedia of Earth : a complete visual guide / [authors, Michael Allaby ... [et al.]].
Pub Info Berkeley : University of California Press, c2008.
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Descript 608 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 28 cm.
Note Includes index.
Statement of responsibility from p. [5].
Contents Birth. Earth's place in the universe -- Third planet from the sun -- The emergence of life -- Fire. Earth from the inside out -- Heat from within -- Land. Rocks -- Minerals -- Soils -- Landforms -- Biomes -- Air. Earth's atmosphere -- Wind -- Climate -- Weather -- Record-breaking weather -- Water. Oceans and seas -- The marine environment -- Rivers -- Wetlands and swamps -- Landlocked water -- Humans. A peopled planet -- Earth's resources -- Human impact -- Global conservation -- Into the future.
Summary Offers new visual interpretations of many concepts and facts, painting a fascinating picture of Earth today and across the ages.
Subject Earth (Planet) -- Encyclopedias.
Earth (Planet) -- Pictorial works.
Add Author Allaby, Michael.
ISBN 9780520254718 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520254716 (cloth : alk. paper)
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