How Mountains Are Made

How Mountains Are Made

Book - 1995
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Baker & Taylor
An introduction to tectonic theory and the influence of nature on our world describes how continents move on plates across the planet's molten center and how this motion contributes to the formation of mountains.

HARPERCOLL
Packed with diagrams and maps, this simple and engaging first look at earth science describes plate tectonic theory –– how the continents rest on slow moving plates –– and how the forces of nature sculpt our world. "Zoehfeld presents plenty of good basic information...colorful illustrations add appeal."—K.

Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1995 (NSTA/CBC)

Baker
& Taylor

Discusses how mountains are created and eroded, describes the changes in the earth's surface and how weather plays a role in their size and shape

Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, 1995
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780060245092
0060245093
9780060245108
0060245107
9780064451284
0064451283
Characteristics: 29 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 21 x 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Hale, James Graham - Illustrator

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orange_dolphin_185 Jul 07, 2014

Lots of facts about mountains some old (I know) some new to me

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orange_dolphin_185 Jul 07, 2014

orange_dolphin_185 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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orange_dolphin_185 Jul 07, 2014

This book teaches you about mountains and how they can can be formed, Mountains can be formed in more than one way.Fossils can be found on mountains.Mountains can be formed when the land (crust of the earth) lifts and folds over itself waves of rocks are pushed up and mountains are formed.

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orange_dolphin_185 Jul 07, 2014

Fossils are remains of animals that lived millions of years ago

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