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Apr 11, 1984
| ISBN 9780385181013
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Apr 11, 1984 | ISBN 9780385181013
From Aa toZweikanter, this popular dictionary has now been revised and updated. This edition includes over 1,000 new terms plus:-accurate definitions without technical jargon-many word origins-hyphenation and pronunciation guide-commonly used abbreviations-a geologic time and life chartThe definitions in this book are drawn largely from the autoritative 36,000-term Glossary Of Geology, to which nearly 150 specialists from all fields of the geosciences contributed. Both the Glossary and this Dictionary were prepared as a service of the American Geological Institute, a federation of geoscience societies united to provide information to the science community and the public.
Founded in 1948, the American Geosciences Institute, formerly the American Geological Institute, is a nonprofit federation of 51 organizations and associations representing the Earth sciences. They publish EARTH Magazine, a monthly source of scientific energy and environment news.
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