Plate Tectonics & Crustal Evolution, Third Edition

Plate Tectonics & Crustal Evolution, Third Edition

Kent C. Condie


This considerably revised version comprises lately released details in terms of plate tectonics and continental foundation. quite a few new figures were further, and new sections incorporated on meteorites, seismic tomography, mantle convection, accretionary terranes, mantle resources and evolution, continental development, secular alterations in Earth heritage, additionally a brand new bankruptcy on exogenic Earth structures. additionally the subsequent issues were considerably revised: lunar beginning, international gravity, foundation of the center, metamorphism, plate obstacles, hotspots, tectonic settings, and magma institutions. one of the new good points the Tectonic Map of the realm has additionally been up to date.

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