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The Geology of the Terrestrial Planets

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The Geology of the Terrestrial Planets
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Publisher: NASA
Number of pages: 322

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The knowledge gained through space exploration is leading to the new science of comparative planetology. Although each planet is unique, all have much in common. While each can be studied independently, a greater understanding is achieved by examining the entire set. This book outlines the geologic history of the terrestrial planets in light of recent exploration and the revolution in geologic thinking.

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