Rocks and Fossils - An Usborne Guide Author:Martyn Bramwell This fascinating book is an excellent introduction to the world's rocks and fossils. With the help of detailed diagrams and illustrations, it explains many of the geological processes which, over time, have formed different rocks, minerals, and fossils. It also describes the way in which rocks and fossils give clues to how the earth's surface fo... more »rmed, and how natural forces, such as water, wind, ice, and volcanic eruptions, have shaped the land.
Throughout this book, you will find information on the best places to hunt for different types of rocks and fossils. There is also advice on how to collect and identify different samples, how to make fossil casts, how to grow your own crystals and how to polish pebbles.
This edition has a new jacket design. The contents remain unchanged.« less