The Resource Earth, written by Susanna Van Rose ; [special photography, Clive Streeter]

Earth, written by Susanna Van Rose ; [special photography, Clive Streeter]

Label
Earth
Title
Earth
Statement of responsibility
written by Susanna Van Rose ; [special photography, Clive Streeter]
Title variation
Eyewitness Earth
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the secrets of the Earth, answering questions about the what lies beneath the Earth's crust, why sea water is salty, what the ocean floor looks like, why Africa is splitting apart, and other topics
Member of
Cataloging source
JRG
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Van Rose, Susanna
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Streeter, Clive
Series statement
DK eyewitness books
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  • Earth sciences
  • Earth sciences
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Earth, written by Susanna Van Rose ; [special photography, Clive Streeter]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: Eyewitness
  • "Discover the secrets of life on our planet-- and learn how animals, plants, and the environment interact"--Cover
  • Includes index
Contents
What makes up the Earth? -- Early ideas about the Earth -- Cocoon of gas -- Climate in the past -- Watery planet -- Properties of water -- Realms of ice -- Building blocks -- Investigating rocks -- Igneous rocks -- Sedimentary rocks -- Metamorphic rocks -- Challenge of the ocean -- Modern oceanography -- Continental drift -- Plate tectonics -- Formation of the ocean floor -- Exploring the interior -- Earthquakes and seismology -- Volcanology -- Mountain building -- Plateaus and rifts -- Weathering processes -- Life from rock -- Erosion -- Deposition -- Glaciation -- Age of the Earth -- Naming the Earth -- Did you know? -- Geoscientists at work -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
72 p.
Isbn
9781465408976
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)851535471
  • 1046677
  • (OCoLC)ocn851535471
  • 1046677
Label
Earth, written by Susanna Van Rose ; [special photography, Clive Streeter]
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: Eyewitness
  • "Discover the secrets of life on our planet-- and learn how animals, plants, and the environment interact"--Cover
  • Includes index
Contents
What makes up the Earth? -- Early ideas about the Earth -- Cocoon of gas -- Climate in the past -- Watery planet -- Properties of water -- Realms of ice -- Building blocks -- Investigating rocks -- Igneous rocks -- Sedimentary rocks -- Metamorphic rocks -- Challenge of the ocean -- Modern oceanography -- Continental drift -- Plate tectonics -- Formation of the ocean floor -- Exploring the interior -- Earthquakes and seismology -- Volcanology -- Mountain building -- Plateaus and rifts -- Weathering processes -- Life from rock -- Erosion -- Deposition -- Glaciation -- Age of the Earth -- Naming the Earth -- Did you know? -- Geoscientists at work -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
72 p.
Isbn
9781465408976
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)851535471
  • 1046677
  • (OCoLC)ocn851535471
  • 1046677

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