McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Geology and MineralogyBook - 2003
Lists and explains terminology related to geology and mineralogy, providing synonyms, acronyms, and pronunciation for each entry, and covering such areas as marine geology, plate tectonics, and sedimentology.
Derived from the content of the respected McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, Sixth Edition, each title provides thousands of definitions of words and phrases encountered in a specific discipline. All include:
* Pronunciation guide for every term
* Acronyms, cross-references, and abbreviations
* Appendices with conversion tables; listings of scientific, technical, and mathematical notation; tables of relevant data; and more
* A convenient, quick-find format