Geology: The Science of the Earth's Crust
by William J. Miller
Publisher: P. F. Collier & Son Company 1922
Number of pages: 401
In the preparation of this book the author has attempted to present, in popular form, the salient points of a general survey of the whole great science of geology, the science which deals with the history of the earth and its inhabitants as revealed in the rocks.
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