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Geology of the desert Southwest

Cynthia L. Brown

Geology of the desert Southwest

investigate how the Earth was formed : with 15 projects

by Cynthia L. Brown

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Published by Nomad Press in White River Junction, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology,
  • Earth sciences,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Physical geography

  • About the Edition

    Looks at the geology and physical geography of the American Southwest, demonstrating concepts in the earth sciences as applied to the region, with hands-on projects intended to help readers understand the topics under discussion.

    Edition Notes

    StatementCynthia Light Brown ; illustrated by Eric Baker
    SeriesBuild it yourself series, "Build it yourself" series
    ContributionsBaker, Eric, illustrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE79.5 .B76 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination122 p. :
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25338123M
    ISBN 101936313413, 1936313405
    ISBN 109781936313419, 9781936313402
    LC Control Number2011278246
    OCLC/WorldCa690087062

    About This Quiz & Worksheet. The southwest region of the United States is dominated by deserts with unique landscapes and geological features. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your.


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