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Historical Geology

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Historical Geology

Publisher: Wikibooks

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This book has a single purpose: to explain how it is even possible to reconstruct the history of the Earth from data available in the present. The emphasis of this book is therefore methodological: rather than explaining what is known, we shall look at how it is known.

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