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Catastrophes and Lesser CalamitiesThe causes of mass extinctions

Catastrophes and Lesser Calamities: The causes of mass extinctions

Tony Hallam

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198524977
eISBN:
9780191916434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198524977.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Historical Geology

In Catastrophes and Lesser Calamities, renowned geologist Tony Hallam takes us on a tour of the Earth's history, and of the cataclysmic events, as well as the more gradual ... More

The Planet in a PebbleA journey into Earth's deep history

The Planet in a Pebble: A journey into Earth's deep history

Jan Zalasiewicz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199569700
eISBN:
9780191918216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199569700.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Historical Geology

This is the story of a single pebble. It is just a normal pebble, as you might pick up on holiday - on a beach in Wales, say. Its history, though, carries us into abyssal depths ... More

Windows into the EarthThe Geologic Story of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

Windows into the Earth: The Geologic Story of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

Robert B. Smith and Lee J. Siegel

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195105964
eISBN:
9780197565452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195105964.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Historical Geology

Millions of years ago, the North American continent was dragged over the world's largest continental hotspot, a huge column of hot and molten rock rising from the Earth's interior ... More

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