Earth: An Intimate History by Richard Fortey

This book provides a comprehensive understanding of the Earth's geological history. The author explores how the planet's diverse landscapes were formed over billions of years, examining various regions around the world from Hawaii to the Alps. The narrative intertwines scientific theories with engaging storytelling, making complex geological concepts accessible to a general audience. The book also emphasizes the impact of geological forces on human history and culture.

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