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The Resource Earth : an intimate history, Richard Fortey

Earth : an intimate history, Richard Fortey

Label
Earth : an intimate history
Title
Earth
Title remainder
an intimate history
Statement of responsibility
Richard Fortey
Title variation
Intimate history
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A geological history of Earth's early years is revealed through a study of its natural wonders, including such sites as the Alps, Icelandic hot springs, the ocean floor, the rocky Newfoundland coast, the salt flats of Oman, Mt. Vesuvius, and the San Andreas Fault
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2004.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2004.
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156508
Cataloging source
DLC
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Fortey, Richard A
Dewey number
551.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Historical geology
  • Geology
  • Earth (Planet)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an intimate history
Label
Earth : an intimate history, Richard Fortey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-414) and index
Carrier category
  • volume
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage Books edition.
Extent
xii, 429 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780375706202
Lccn
2006272680
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780375706202
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), facsimiles, maps, photographs (chiefly color)
Label
Earth : an intimate history, Richard Fortey
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-414) and index
Carrier category
  • volume
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage Books edition.
Extent
xii, 429 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780375706202
Lccn
2006272680
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780375706202
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), facsimiles, maps, photographs (chiefly color)

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