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Author Oreskes, Naomi.

Title Plate tectonics : an insider's history of the modern theory of the earth / Naomi Oreskes, editor with Homer Le Grand
Published Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, [2001]
©2001

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Description xxiv, 424 pages ; illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents The historical background -- The early work: from paleomagnetism to sea floor spreading -- Heat flow and seismology -- The plate model -- From the oceans to the continents -- Epilogue: continents really do move
Notes "Seventeen original essays by the scientists who made earth history."-- jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Geology, Structural -- History.
Plate tectonics -- History.
Continental drift.
Plate tectonics.
Author Oreskes, Naomi.
LeGrand, H. E. (Homer Eugene), 1944-2017.
LC no. 00002355
ISBN 0813339812