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Physical Geology, 9/e

Charles C. Plummer, California State University at Sacramento
David McGeary, Emeritus,California State University at Sacramento
Diane H. Carlson, California State University at Sacramento

ISBN: 0072402466
Copyright year: 2003

Brief Table of Contents

Chapter 1 – Introduction to Physical Geology
Chapter 2 – Atoms, Elements, and Minerals
Chapter 3 – Igneous Rocks, Intrusive Activity, and the Origin of Igneous Rocks
Chapter 4 – Volcanism and Extrusive Rocks
Chapter 5 – Weathering and Soil
Chapter 6 – Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks
Chapter 7 – Metamorphism, Metamorphic Rocks, and Hydrothermal Rocks
Chapter 8 – Time and Geology
Chapter 9 – Mass Wasting
Chapter 10 – Streams and Floods
Chapter 11 – Ground Water
Chapter 12 – Glaciers and Glaciation
Chapter 13 – Deserts and Wind Action
Chapter 14 – Waves, Beaches, and Coasts
Chapter 15 – Geologic Structures
Chapter 16 – Earthquakes
Chapter 17 – Earth's Interior and Geophysical Properties
Chapter 18 – The Sea Floor
Chapter 19 – Plate Tectonics
Chapter 20 – Mountain Belts and the Continental Crust
Chapter 21 – Geologic Resources

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