Book Title: Physical Geology – 2nd Edition

Author: Steven Earle

Book Description: Physical Geology is a comprehensive introductory text on the physical aspects of geology, including rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciation, groundwater, streams, coasts, mass wasting, climate change, planetary geology and much more. It has a strong emphasis on examples from western Canada, especially British Columbia, and also includes a chapter devoted to the geological history of western Canada. The book is a collaboration of faculty from Earth Science departments at Universities and Colleges across British Columbia and elsewhere.

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Steven Earle

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Physical Geology - 2nd Edition by Steven Earle is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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Geology, geomorphology & the lithosphere

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Title
Physical Geology – 2nd Edition
Author
Steven Earle
Contributor
Karla Panchuk
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Physical Geology - 2nd Edition by Steven Earle is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

© 2019 Steven Earle

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Earle, S. (2019). Physical Geology – 2nd Edition. Victoria, B.C.: BCcampus. Retrieved from https://opentextbc.ca/physicalgeology2ed/.

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Cover image: “Mt. Meager (2019)” by Isaac Earle is under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence.

Mt. Meager—just right of centre—with Plinth Peak to its left and Pylon Peak to the left of that (partly obscured by cloud). Mt. Meager was the site of a major volcanic eruption about 2400 years ago (see Chapter 4). Plinth and Pylon Peaks are also volcanoes, but are now extinct. The bare patch extending down from the ridge to the right of Mt. Meager is the source area of the massive 2010 rock avalanche that is illustrated and described in Chapter 15. The stream in the foreground is flowing from the Magic Carpet Glacier. Capricorn Glacier can be seen to the right of Pylon Peak.

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Print ISBN: 978-1-77420-027-8

Ebooks ISBN: 978-1-77420-028-5

Primary Subject
Geology, geomorphology & the lithosphere
Publisher
BCcampus
Publication Date
September 23, 2019
Ebook ISBN
978-1-77420-028-5
Print ISBN
978-1-77420-027-8