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By J. D. MacDougall

ISBN-10: 1620457105

ISBN-13: 9781620457108

ISBN-10: 1620458039

ISBN-13: 9781620458037

"A just right advent to geology and paleontology for the lay reader. To compress Earth's background right into a unmarried, lucidly written quantity is a tremendous achievement."--Publishers Weekly, starred review.

"Few humans have either the information and the writing skill to catch one of these lengthy and sundry background in a compelling demeanour. In a brief heritage of Planet Earth, J.D. Macdougal demonstrates that he's one of many few."--Earth.

This exhilarating survey of the 4 and part billion years of Earth's heritage charts either the geological and organic heritage of the planet. It strikes from the foundation of the earth's iron middle to the formation of modern day seven continents, and from the primordial construction blocks of lifestyles to the evolution of the human form.

J.D. MACDOUGALL (San Diego, California) is a professor of earth technological know-how on the Scripps Oceanographic Institute of the college of California, San Diego, the finest heart for earth technology learn within the U.S. His paintings has seemed in medical American and the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of technological know-how and Technology.

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