By Anthony Wyatt
The revolution in geological pondering ordinarily known as plate tectonics has introduced in its wake either a rash of recent termininology and a amendment of confirmed phrases. This re-creation of John Challinor's normal dictionary contains an important of those new phrases and meanings, displaying derivation and ranging makes use of of the phrases and alterations in use via time. With copious quotations from the entire of geologic literature, this quantity may be either a useful reference and a stimulating resource of geologic heritage and conception.
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