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Melvil Decimal System: 55X

Wording: Mathematics and Science > Earth sciences & geology

Dewmoji: đŸ”Ŧ > 🌎

0
Information
174,374
ℹī¸
1
Philosophy and Psychology
161,779
💭
2
Religion
423,184
🙏đŸŊ
3
Social Sciences
881,318
đŸ‘Ģ
4
Language
118,009
đŸ’Ŧ
5
Mathematics and Science
273,977
đŸ”Ŧ
6
Technology
639,279
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
651,427
🎨
8
Literature
865,204
📚
9
Biography and History
550,807
đŸ—ŋ
50
General Science
23,066
đŸ”Ŧ
51
Mathematics
51,320
➗
52
Astronomy
15,210
🌌
53
Physics
26,331
🍎
54
Chemistry
15,630
⚗
55
Earth sciences & geology
24,732
🌎
56
Fossils & prehistoric life
6,049
💀
57
Life Sciences
36,778
🐠
58
Botany
15,429
đŸŒŋ
59
Zoology
59,432
đŸŧ
550
Geology
2,735
🌎
551
Physical and Dynamic Geology
16,697
🌋
552
Lithology; Petrography
1,202
🤘
553
Economic Geology
1,739
💲
554
Europe
329
🐗
555
Asia
83
🐅
556
Africa
69
🐘
557
North America
1,492
558
South America
26
559
Pacific, Oceania, and other planets
360
🐨

Works under MDS 55X

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1922 Edition
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MDS classes with significant recommendations overlap, excluding ones under the same top-level class.

MDSScheduleRatioCount
363.34Social Sciences > Social Problems, Social Services > Other Problems And Services > Other Public Safety Concerns > Disasters (natural and otherwise)9.8157
796.52Arts and Recreation > Amusements and Recreation > Athletics And Sports > Outdoor Leisure > Exploring geological features (mountains, caves ...)7.8117
910.9Biography and History > Geography, Voyages And Travel > Geography and Travels > Biography And History7.2152
363.73Social Sciences > Social Problems, Social Services > Other Problems And Services > Environment > Environmental problems6.5175
629.4Technology > Engineering > Other Branches > Astronauts and Space Travel 6169
917.9Biography and History > Geography, Voyages And Travel > North America > West Coast U.S.5.7216
796.5Arts and Recreation > Amusements and Recreation > Athletics And Sports > Outdoor Leisure4.7212
932Biography and History > Ancient World > Ancient Egypt to 6404.5104
363.3Social Sciences > Social Problems, Social Services > Other Problems And Services > Other Public Safety Concerns4.3185
363.7Social Sciences > Social Problems, Social Services > Other Problems And Services > Environment4.2280
612Technology > Medicine > Physiology4429
612.8Technology > Medicine > Physiology > Nervous system3.9132
333.9Social Sciences > Economics > Of Land & Natural Resources > Hydrospheric, Atmospheric, and Biospheric Resources3.6160
910Biography and History > Geography, Voyages And Travel > Geography and Travels 3.5525
60XTechnology > General Technology3.4168
930Biography and History > Ancient World > Ancient History3.4161
910.4Biography and History > Geography, Voyages And Travel > Geography and Travels > Special Topics3.2105
808.06Literature > By Topic > Anthologies and rhetoric > Rhetoric; Other Writing Instruction > By Type Of Writing3.1113
912Biography and History > Geography, Voyages And Travel > Maps and Atlases2.9173
363Social Sciences > Social Problems, Social Services > Other Problems And Services2.5589

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