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Melvil Decimal System: 551.424

Wording: Mathematics and Science > Earth sciences & geology > Physical and Dynamic Geology > Surface features of the earth > Islands > Not set

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Information
184,385
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
173,011
πŸ’­
2
Religion
444,891
πŸ™πŸ½
3
Social Sciences
956,176
πŸ‘«
4
Language
124,030
πŸ’¬
5
Mathematics and Science
297,976
πŸ”¬
6
Technology
694,518
πŸ’‘
7
Arts and Recreation
670,607
🎨
8
Literature
893,417
πŸ“š
9
Biography and History
568,807
πŸ—Ώ
50
General Science
23,895
πŸ”¬
51
Mathematics
56,778
βž—
52
Astronomy
16,339
🌌
53
Physics
30,187
🍎
54
Chemistry
19,100
βš—
55
Earth sciences & geology
26,354
🌎
56
Fossils & prehistoric life
6,177
πŸ’€
57
Life Sciences
40,976
🐠
58
Botany
16,527
🌿
59
Zoology
61,643
🐼
550
Geology
2,928
🌎
551
Physical and Dynamic Geology
17,825
πŸŒ‹
552
Lithology; Petrography
1,285
🀘
553
Economic Geology
1,880
πŸ’²
554
Europe
353
πŸ—
555
Asia
94
πŸ…
556
Africa
74
🐘
557
North America
1,516
558
South America
27
559
Pacific, Oceania, and other planets
372
🐨
551.0
238
551.1
Structure of the earth as a whole
481
551.2
Seismology
1,480
551.3
Erosion and deposition
919
551.4
Surface features of the earth
5,544
551.5
Meteorology; Climate
3,691
☁️
551.6
Metamorphism
2,057
551.7
Historical geology
882
551.8
Structural geology
345
551.9
Agents of geologic work
185
551.40
45
551.41
Continents
333
551.42
Islands
81
551.43
Mountains; Valleys; Orology
189
551.44
Caves
274
551.45
Plains
254
551.46
Oceans
1,824
551.47
Ocean currents
163
551.48
Rivers; Lakes
1,213
551.49
Springs; Wells; Ground water
287
551.420
5
551.421551.422551.423
3
551.424
25
551.425551.426551.427551.428551.429
551.4240
8
551.4241551.4242551.4243551.4244551.4245551.4246551.4247551.4248551.4249

Works under MDS 551.424

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Wording

1922 Edition
Modern language
Emoji

"Far Friends"

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

None

What is MDS?

Melvil stands for "Melvil Decimal System," named after Melvil Dewey, the famous librarian. Melvil Dewey invented his Dewey Decimal System in 1876, and early versions of his system are in the public domain.

More recent editions of his system are in copyright, and the name "Dewey," "Dewey Decimal," "Dewey Decimal Classification" and "DDC" are registered trademarked by OCLC, who publish periodic revisions.

LibraryThing's MDS system is based on the classification work of libraries around the world, whose assignments are not copyrightable. MDS "scheduldes" (the words that describe the numbers) are user-added, and based on public domain editions of the system.

The Melvil Decimal System is NOT the Dewey Decimal System of today. Wordings, which are entered by members, can only come from public domain sources. The base system is the Free Decimal System, a public domain classification created by John Mark Ockerbloom. Where useful or necessary, wording comes from the 1922 edition of the Dewey Decimal System. Language and concepts may be changed to fit modern tastes, or to better describe books cataloged. Wordings may not come from in-copyright sources.

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