• Glossary of Geological Terms
  • A glossary of common geological terms
  • Glossary of Basic Geological Terms

Metamorphic Rocks: A Classification and Glossary of Terms: Recommendations of the International Union of Geological Sciences Subcommission on the Systematics of Metamorphic Rocks


Earthquakes, landslides, volcanoes, floods, etc., are all studied under this field. This helps in avoiding future casualties due to natural disasters by taking proper preventive measures. The exploration of oil, minerals, and metals helps find out the presence of these materials on our planet. The Earth's history helps us to understand the related climate change and how the present climate will influence the future. Geology, if taken up as a career, promises a very bright future. Given below is an alphabetical glossary of all geological terms that are commonly used while studying it.

The aim of this project was to create pedagogical illustrations for the Glossary of Hydrogeological Terms in order to bring a better understanding of these technical terms to the common people and to young students. Save Water, Protect the Planet!!


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