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By Dr Peter T Scott

ADVENTURES in EARTH technological know-how is not only an in-depth textbook yet a chain of adventures throughout seven continents and past within the sciences of astronomy, geology, meteorology and oceanography. it's been written with over 40 years of expertise in learning, getting to know and educating earth technological know-how. while it's been designed for senior highschool and junior college or collage, it really is written in a simple variety and well-illustrated in order that a person with an curiosity during this subject may locate it an attractive and precious resource.
The most recent clinical info has been given within the textual content together with chapters on weather swap and the long run use of fuels and effort. The e-book comprises over seven hundred pages, 1200 photos and illustrations normally taken by means of the writer. it is usually 32 video hyperlinks taken by means of the writer to provide an explanation for quite a few abilities in addition to tours to many unique locations in help of the textual content. those video clips include:
•use of the Brunton Pocket Transit, trying out the houses of minerals and amassing fossils
•sailing a Tall send down the Tasman Sea
•climbing glaciers in Switzerland and New Zealand
•visiting the mainland and islands of the Antarctic Peninsular
•trekking down the 4000m deep Colca Canyon in Peru
•travelling down an top a part of the Amazon River
•visiting a reconstructed gold-mining city in Australia and panning for gold.

Each bankruptcy is concluded with a precis of the details, multichoice and prolonged overview questions and a piece of precious tricks which deals sensible feedback in such issues as accumulating specimens, box paintings and survival, astronomical remark and normal commentary and strategies. solutions to the multichoice questions are given on the finish of the publication as is a 38 web page key index and thesaurus part which supplies the most web page references in addition to definitions of vital phrases fold as daring kind within the text.

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