Physical Geology and Geological History of South America

by Edward Revollo



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 23/01/2015

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 554
ISBN : 9781499032550
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 554
ISBN : 9781499032536

About the Book

This work intent to give an introduction to the basic principles and concepts of geology for all those are interested in the understanding and learn about all the processes and phenomena that formed and shaped the Earth, since its formation, around 4,800 million years before present (BP). Early geologists, makes its task of studying and interpreting these processes, contributed to display the history of the planet and the origin of the life. Their work were the basis for future generations of scientists deepened and made new discoveries that contributed in the understanding of our planet and give a new view about its formation. Thanks to all these discoveries, geologists were able to put all the pieces together and understand all the processes that contributed to the formation of the South American continent that began in the first moments of the formation of the Earth’s crust 3,800 million years BP. This book, compile the geological history of the continent into a single text, while pointing out new aspects that were not covered at first.

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