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By Dr Peter T Scott

ADVENTURES in EARTH technological know-how isn't just an in-depth textbook yet a sequence 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 instructing earth technology. when it's been designed for senior highschool and junior college or collage, it's written in a simple kind and well-illustrated in order that an individual with an curiosity during this subject may locate it a fascinating and important resource.
The most up-to-date medical details has been given within the textual content together with chapters on weather swap and the long run use of fuels and effort. The publication includes over seven hundred pages, 1200 pictures and illustrations normally taken via the writer. additionally it is 32 video hyperlinks taken by means of the writer to provide an explanation for a variety of talents in addition to tours to many unique areas in aid of the textual content. those movies include:
•use of the Brunton Pocket Transit, checking 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 higher 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 evaluation questions and a bit of precious tricks which deals useful feedback in such issues as gathering specimens, box paintings and survival, astronomical remark and common remark and methods. 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 provides the most web page references in addition to definitions of significant phrases fold as daring sort within the text.

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