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Geology Definition

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Geology

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Geology is the scientific study of the earth and the matter of which it is made.

Geology is the scientific study of the earth and the matter of which it is made.

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Geology Definition: geology is the scientific study of the earth and the matter of which it is made. It includes the study of volcanoes, rocks, minerals, gemstones, earthquakes, fossil fuels, metals, and tectonics. Geologists seek to understand how the earth was formed, the processes that affect it, its properties, and its structure.

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