The Geology Book (Wonders Of Creation Series)
Whether jutting skyward, or languishing in the murky depths of the deep, rocks and sediments hold our little planet together. In The Geology Book, creationist author Dr. John Morris takes the reader on a tour of the earth's crust, pointing...
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Whether jutting skyward, or languishing in the murky depths of the deep, rocks and sediments hold our little planet together. In The Geology Book, creationist author Dr. John Morris takes the reader on a tour of the earth's crust, pointing out both the natural beauty and the scientific evidences for creation. Profusely illustrated, this book presents an accurate view of earth's natural history.
1. Planet Earth 2. The Ground We Stand Upon 3. The Earth's Surface 4. Geological Processes And Rates 5. Ways To Date The Entire Earth 6. Great Geological Events Of The Past 7. Questions People Ask 8. The Future Earth 80 Pages
Rocks firmly anchored to the ground and rocks floating through space fascinate us. Jewelry, houses, and roads are just some of the ways we use what has been made from geologic processes to advance civilization. Whether scrambling over a rocky beach, or gazing at spectacular meteor showers, we can't get enough of geology! The Geology Book will teach you -What really carved the Grand Canyon. -How thick the Earth's crust is. -Why the Earth is unique for life. -The varied features of the Earth's surface - from plains to peaks. -How sedimentary deposition occurs through water, wind, and ice. -Effects of erosion. -Ways in which sediments become sedimentary rock. -Fossilization and the age of the dinosaurs. -The powerful effects of volcanic activity. -Continental Drift Theory. -Radioisotope and Carbon Dating. -Geologic processes of the past. Our planet is a most suitable home. Its practical benefits are also enhanced by the sheer beauty of rolling hills, solitary plains, churning seas and rivers, and majestic mountains - all set in place by processes that are relevant to today's entire population of this spinning rock we call home.
Dr. John Morris is currently the president of the Institute for Creation Reasearch. He has a B.S. in civil engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and an M.S. and Ph.D. in geological engineering from the University of Oklahoma. He is the author of many articles, publications, and books on the subjects of geology and creation including Noah's Ark and the Ararat Adventure. The Young Earth, and The Modern Creation Trilogy, which he co-authored with his father, Dr. Henry Morris.