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Published: 01 May 2015

152 Pages | 38 black and white illustrations

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198728269

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Plate Tectonics: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Molnar

Very Short Introductions

  • A succinct and authoritative account of the nature and mechanisms of plate tectonics
  • Includes stories of the main characters involved
  • Explains how data on plate tectonics is obtained
  • Explores the evolution of the concept of contiental drift and its impact on our understanding of the world
  • Part of the best selling Very Short Introduction series - millions of copies sold worldwide