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The past and future of our planet

William Denton

The past and future of our planet

or, lectures on geology

by William Denton

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Published by William Denton in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Denton
    SeriesLandmarks II, monographs
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination343 p.
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15340495M

      – No matter how much we want to travel to alien planets in the universe or how dedicated we are to the exploration of our mysterious ancient past, the truth is – we live here and now. Our beautiful planet, the Earth, the only place we can call home is facing a number of problems that we must take seriously. Books shelved as future-earth: Divergent by Veronica Roth, by Kim Stanley Robinson, Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins, Insurgent by Veronica Roth, and T.

    The lists below describes notable works of fiction involving time travel, where time travel is central to the plot or the premise of the work. For stories of time travel in antiquity, see the history of the time travel video games and interactive media featuring time travel, see list of games containing time travel. Time travel in novels, short stories and on the stage. The good news is that Mars will heat up too, and its greenhouse effect might result in an environment somewhat similar to present-day Earth. So that's cool. Regardless, in billion years, the Sun will enter its red giant phase, and the Earth will probably be vaporized. Titan might become balmy and pleasant at that point, though.

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