Encyclopaedia of Geology broadly covers various aspects of geology with illustration. A very well written work of geological terms covering all aspects of theoretical and practical geology, including types of ores, types of strata, faults, valleys and streams, the structure of the Earth, Crystallography, Physical Geology, Historical Geology, Mineralogy, Marine Geology, Plate Tectonics, Petrology, Sedimentology, and Stratigraphy. Terms are easy to find and the definitions are exact and to the point and where needed are explained in detail. The description of minerals is particularly helpful. Whether a complete beginner, a college student, or a seasoned professional, this book will fill the gaps in background knowledge and make geology easy to understand for everyone.