Physical Geology: Earth Revealed is appropriate for introductory physical geology classes. This text, which includes the same information as the market-leading Physical Geology - 11th edition, by Plummer/Carlson, is for the instructor who prefers to cover plate tectonics early in the course. . . The seventh edition has been updated to include the most current information from the various sub-disciplines that comprise physical geology. The book�s purpose is to clearly present geologic processes so that students can understand the logic of scientific methods. This text features an outstanding art program and a proven, accessible writing style.. . This text continues to be used as the official textbook to accompany the Annenberg CPB distributed telecourse for physical geology. .