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Earth: Portrait of a Planet (Fifth Edit...
5th Edition
Stephen Marshak
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393937503

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Helping you teach What a Geologist Sees.

The Fifth Edition of this bestselling textbook features stunning art, the most up-to-date science, and a wealth of online learning tools, all developed under the critical eyes of Stephen Marshak. Heavily revised with remarkably detailed photographs, animations, and maps, the text offers rich and engaging pedagogy, an expanded chapter on energy, and coverage of recent global events, from Hurricane Sandy and the Washington Landslide to Typhoon Haiyan and the Japanese Tsunami.

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A volcanic eruption occurs when hot lava, tephra, and a mixture of gases discharge through a vent....The fractures along which a crustal block slips past another block are referred as faults. The...Orogenic belt is formed at the continental plate boundaries where the two plates collide with each...Numerical age and relative age are two different methods to denote the age of an event or a feature....The rocks present on the surface of the Earth are classified into three types based on their modes...There are many sources of energy that operates on the Earth. Solar energy is one of the primary...In the prehistoric human life, they used stones and stone weapons for hunting. They collected the...A mass movement of rock or regolith that occurs as downslope is termed as landslide. The different...A stream refers to a body of running water which flows through a channel. The streams serve a major...The Earth appears to be blue from the space which gives the evidence that most of the Earth’s...Groundwater is the liquid water residing in the pore spaces of soil or rock formation under the...The early atmosphere of Earth was composed primarily of hydrogen and helium with the traces of other...“A desert is a region that is so arid (dry) that it supports very little vegetation.” A region where...An ice age is a period in the Earth’s history in which the climate was extremely cold, resulting in...At the surface of the Earth, the interaction between many components of the Earth system takes...

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