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Chapter 1. Introduction to Geology (1st U of S Ed.) Updated 10-01-2019  Get PDF or Read online

Chapter 2. The Origin of Earth and the Solar System (1st U of S Ed.) Updated 10-01-2019  Get PDF or Read online

Chapter 3. Earth’s Interior (1st U of S Ed.) Updated 10-01-2019 Get PDF or Read online

Chapter 4. Plate Tectonics (1st U of S Ed.) Updated 10-01-2019 Get PDF or  Read online

Chapter 5. Minerals (1st U of S Ed.) Updated 10-01-2019 Get PDF or Read online

Chapter 6. The Rock Cycle (1st U of S Ed.) Updated 10-01-2019  Get PDF or Read online

Chapter 7. Igneous Rocks (1st U of S Ed.) Updated 10-01-2019 Get PDF or Read online

Chapter 8. Weathering, Sediment, and Soil (1st U of S Ed.) Updated 10-01-2019 Get PDF or  Read online

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Chapter 10. Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks (1st U of S Ed.) Updated 10-01-2019 Get PDF or Read online

Chapter 11. Volcanism (1st U of S Ed.) Updated 10-01-2019  Get PDF or Read online

Chapter 12. Earthquakes  (1st U of S Ed.) Updated 10-01-2019 Get PDF or Read online

Chapter 13. Geological Structures and Mountain Building (1st U of S Ed.) Updated 10-01-2019 Get PDF or Read online

Chapter 14. Streams and Floods (1st U of S Ed.) Updated 17-1-2019 Get PDF or Read online

Chapter 15. Mass Wasting (1st U of S Ed.) Updated 17-1-2019 Get PDF or  Read online

Chapter 16. Earth-System Change (1st U of S Ed.) Updated 10-01-2019. Get PDF or Read online

Chapter 17. Glaciation (1st U of S Ed.) Updated 10-01-2019 Get PDF or Read online

Chapter 18. Geological Resources (2nd Adapted Ed.) Updated 1-5-2017 Get PDF or Read online

Chapter 19. Measuring Geological Time (1st U of S Ed.). Updated 10-01-2019 Get PDF or Read online

Links to Chapters in Physical Geology by Steven Earle (2015):

Chapter 14. Groundwater

Chapter 18. Geology of the Oceans

Chapter 21. Geological History of Western Canada

 

Cover image. View of Howe Sound a fjord on the south coast of B.C., Canada. This photo was taken from the South Summit of Stawamus Chief, a granodiorite pluton that is part of the coast mountains of B.C. Source: Joyce M. McBeth (2018) CC BY 4.0.