FREE Delivery in the UK.
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Earth in 100 Groundbreaki... has been added to your Basket

Dispatch to:
To see addresses, please
Or
Please enter a valid UK postcode.
Or
FREE Delivery on orders over £10.
Used: Very Good | Details
Sold by the book house
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: This item will be picked, packed and shipped by Amazon and is eligible for free delivery within the UK
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Earth in 100 Groundbreaking Discoveries Paperback – 1 Sep 2011

5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews

See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Paperback
"Please retry"
£15.00
£0.26 £0.01
Note: This item is eligible for click and collect. Details
Pick up your parcel at a time and place that suits you.
  • Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
  • Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
How to order to an Amazon Pickup Location?
  1. Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
  2. Dispatch to this address when you check out
Learn more
£15.00 FREE Delivery in the UK. Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.



Product details

  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Quercus; Paperback with flaps edition (1 Sept. 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0857385011
  • ISBN-13: 978-0857385017
  • Product Dimensions: 18.8 x 3 x 24.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 905,960 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

  • See Complete Table of Contents

Product description

From the Inside Flap

Our complex and dynamic planet is constantly changing and challenging our understanding of the world around us. Where can we find the world's oldest rocks and minerals? What drives Earth's largest volcanic eruptions? And how can we trace the link between the evolution of life and the changing global environment?
Earth in 100 Groundbreaking Discoveries is a fascinating introduction to the modern science of our world. Intriguing, exciting and accessible, this stunningly illustrated book profiles 100 of the most important ideas and events in our planet's 4.5-billion-year history through the very latest geological research and palaeontological evidence.
From early theories about the age of the Earth to the most recent discoveries about the evolution of our planet and its future development, each of these key ideas is explained through clear, authoritative text accompanied by beautiful images. And this is not just the story of Earth, but also of its abundant life - from the single-celled organisms of Precambrian seas to the giant dinosaurs, and from the first appearance of complex life to the ancient cave art and genetic discoveries that are shaking long-held beliefs about the development of our own species.
From tectonic uplift to the atmosphere and from oceans to organisms, this fascinating book offers a concise and thought-provoking look at the cutting-edge science that is transforming the way we look at our world.

From the Back Cover

100 key scientific discoveries that have shaped our understanding of planet Earth.

See all Product description

Customer reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
2
4 star
0
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
Share your thoughts with other customers
See all 2 customer reviews

Top customer reviews

on 16 December 2011
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
0Comment| 2 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on 6 November 2012
Format: Paperback
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse

Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.com

Amazon.com: 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 reviews
One person found this helpful.
4.0 out of 5 starsBeautifully illustrated, interesting text
on 8 December 2012 - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful.
5.0 out of 5 starsWondrous
on 19 March 2013 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase

Look for similar items by category

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?