Plate Tectonics: A Very Short Introduction

Plate Tectonics: A Very Short Introduction

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The 1960s revealed a new and revolutionary idea in geological thought: that the continents drift with respect to one another. After having been dismissed for decades as absurd, the concept gradually became part of geologys basic principles. We now know that the Earths crust and upper mantle consist of a small number of rigid plates that move, and there are significant boundaries between pairs of plates, usually known as earthquake belts. Plate tectonics now explains… (more)


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Publisher: OUP Oxford (March 26, 2015)

Collection: Very Short Introductions

Format: EPUB

Page count: 152 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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