Date of this Version

June 1987

Document Type

Occasional Paper




This dictionary provides a portable, easy to use, and inexpensive bilingual list of geological terms for those in the earth sciences and engineering who have to work in both English and Spanish. The dictionary includes two major sections. The first comprises English terms, arranged alphabetically, alongside their Spanish equivalents; the second section comprises Spanish terms arranged alphabetically, alongside their English equivalents.


Co-author Gabriel Yanni, who was affiliated with FIU at the time of writing, is now at Miami-Dade College.

A newly revised edition of the Dictionary is now in preparation.

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