Geology

Geology is the science dedicated to the study of the Earth. In more detail, geologists study the origins and evolution of Earth from its inception as one of several planets orbiting the Sun, its subsequent segregation into a central metallic core and overlying silicate mantle, and the evolution through time of the continental and oceanic crusts, the atmosphere and oceans, and the various life forms that colonise the surface and near-surface layers.

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