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The composition of the earth and its atmosphere, its origins and age, its motions, shape, the force of gravity, and a discussion of geomagnetism are the major topics of this readable account that is packed with solid scientific data [The Earth: Planet Number Three]. An appendix, "Some facts about the earth," contains a summary of the mathematical data. In addition to its direct value as a source of factual information, it contains historical material and descriptions of the process of scientific inquiry. A reading list and an index are appended.

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"Book Reviews: 'The Earth: Planet Number Three'," in Science Books (copyright 1966 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science), Vol. 2, No. 2 (September, 1966), p. 116.

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