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1. The Planet we live on : illustrated encyclopedia of the Earth sciences by Hurlbut, Cornelius Searle, 1906- Publication: New York : H. N. Abrams 1976 . 527 p. : ill. ; 29 cm. , "A Chanticleer Press edition." Date: 1976 Availability: No items available:

2. Earth /written by Susanna Van Rose ; [special photography, Clive Streeter]. by Van Rose, Susanna; Streeter, Clive Publication: London ; New York DK, 2005 . 72 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 29 cm. , Explores the secrets of the Earth, answering questions about the what lies beneath the Earth's crust, why sea water is salty, what the ocean floor looks like, why Africa is splitting apart, and other topics. | What makes up the Earth? -- Early ideas about the Earth -- Cocoon of gas -- Climate in the past -- Watery planet -- Properties of water -- Realms of ice -- Building blocks -- Investigating rocks -- Igneous rocks -- Sedimentary rocks -- Metamorphic rocks -- Challenge of the ocean -- Modern oceanography -- Continental drift -- Plate tectonics -- Formation of the ocean floor -- Exploring the interior -- Earthquakes and seismology -- Volcanology -- Mountain building -- Plateaus and rifts -- Weathering processes -- Life from rock -- Erosion -- Deposition -- Glaciation -- Age of the Earth -- Naming the Earth -- Did you know? -- Geoscientists at work -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index. | At head of title: Eyewitness. "Discover the secrets of life on our planet-- and learn how animals, plants, and the environment interact"--Cover. Includes index. Date: 2005 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (2),