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The volcanic earth

volcanoes and plate tectonics, past, present & future

by Lin Sutherland

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Published by University of New South Wales Press in Sydney, Australia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Volcanoes.,
    • Volcanoes -- Australia.,
    • Plate tectonics.,
    • Plate tectonics -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLin Sutherland.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE522 .S87 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 248 p. :
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL582196M
      ISBN 100868400718
      LC Control Number96171407
      OCLC/WorldCa34722103

      Smithsonian Global Volcanism Program data for known or inferred Holocene volcanoes are available as a Google Earth layer, displaying a photo (when available), geographic data, and links to more detailed information from the GVP and international volcano observatories or other websites focusing on regional volcanoes. The Google Earth software must be downloaded and installed to use this. Artist’s impression of super-Earth 55 Cancri e, showing a hot partially-molten surface of the planet before and after possible volcanic activity on the day side. Image credit: R. Hunt For the first time, researchers led by the University of Cambridge have detected atmospheric variability on a rocky planet outside the Solar System, and.


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