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Traces of Catastrophe by Bevan M French

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Traces of Catastrophe
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Publisher: Lunar and Planetary Institute
ISBN/ASIN: B0006R1XF8
Number of pages: 120

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The author provides for geoscientists a detailed introduction and overview of impact processes, crater formation, and shock metamorphism. The book is not aimed primarily at specialists actually working in impact geology. It is intended for geoscientists of all kinds: students, professors and professional geologists who may unexpectedly encounter an impact structure in the next field area or in the next drill core.

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