Guidebook for a Grand Tour

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Science  18 Jun 2004:
Vol. 304, Issue 5678, pp. 1748
DOI: 10.1126/science.1099122

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The Earth An Intimate History. by Richard Fortey. HarperCollins, London, 2004. 511 pp. £25. ISBN 0-00-257011-4. Forthcoming from Knopf, ISBN 0-375-40626-3.

The author uses visits to particular places (including Newfoundland, the San Andreas fault, Hawaii, Oman, and the Alps) as a framework for discussing plate tectonics and its effects on Earth's history.