Meteorite Craters and Impact Structures of the Earth download free [PDF and Ebook] by Paul Hodge

Meteorite Craters and Impact Structures of the Earth download free [PDF and Ebook] by Paul Hodge year 2010
  • Book name: Meteorite Craters and Impact Structures of the Earth
  • Author: Paul Hodge
  • Release date: 2010/3/10
  • Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Natural History
  • ISBN: 9780521126045
  • Rating: 8.7 of 10
  • Votes: 231
  • Review by: Josie Hoover
  • Review rating: 8.64 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/9
  • Total pages: 136
  • Includes a PDF summary of 14 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: During its five-billion-year history, Earth has been hit countless times by asteroids and meteorites. Over 150 crater-producing events have been identified, and this 1994 book describes all 139 sites worldwide at which evidence of the impacts can be seen. They range in age from recent craters formed this century to the highly eroded billion-year-old ancient craters. Some are spectacular to visit, such as the Barringer Crater in Arizona, the ring-shaped mountains of Gosses Bluff, Australia, and the huge crater at Ries in Germany. For each site there is a summary table giving location, size, age and present condition. Maps are included where necessary. The author has visited many of the sites and his photographs enrich this thorough survey. Meteorite craters are fascinating to visit, so the descriptions include guidance about access and suggested itineraries for the large structures.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 6H41M11S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Astrophysics, Solar System: The Sun & Planets, Geology & The Lithosphere, Meteorology & Climatology, Astronomy, Space & Time, Earth: Natural History General, Geological Surface Processes (geomorphology)
  • Available formats: TXT, PDF, TXTz, EPUB, FB2, XPS, DOC, WORD. Compressed in ZIP, TBZ2, RAR, TAR.BZ2, TBZ, Z
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 44.81 USD
  • Dimensions: 210x279x7mm
  • Weight: 320g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Cambridge, United Kingdom
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