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Elements of physical geography

Arthur N. Strahler

Elements of physical geography

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Published by Wiley in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementArthur N. Strahler and Alan H. Strahler. Study guide.
ContributionsStrahler, Alan H.
The Physical Object
Pagination250p. :
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15053850M
ISBN 100471619876

Nix, B. I was disappointed by the minimal texts included for t w o ancient canyons reported from Japan. Full Text own that have been omitted, however, I t h i n k that Whitaker has done an outstanding job of choosing representative papers. At the end of each chapter, visitors can find review questions, a quiz, an overview of important terms and concepts. Klinger looks historically and geographically at the ways rare earth elements in three representative and contested sites are given meaning. Geomatics is the field of gathering, storing, processing, and delivering geographic information, or spatially referenced information.

Fischer et al. Entrapped air bubbles contain C]4-datable samples of paled atmospheres. The Roman contribution to geography was in the exploration and mapping of previously unknown lands. Environmental geography is a branch of geography that analyzes the spatial aspects of interactions between humans and the natural world. Relevance to man often provides the subject for the concluding section of each chapter. History of Geographic Study Evolution Geography was first systematically studied by the ancient Greeks, who also developed a philosophy of geography; Thales of Miletus, HerodotusEratosthenesAristotleStraboand Ptolemy made major contributions to geography.

This book should make students aware of the need for an integrated approach. A few minor criticisms include poor reproduction of Elements of physical geography book few figures, especially sea f l o o r photographs, and of some of the printed pages. The Tundra Mammoth lived during the Pleistocene epoch and into the early Holocene, and as such coexisted with humans. The standard of presentation throughout the volume is very commendable, there are numerous well chosen photographs, many of North American examples, some excellent colour plates, and a large number of instructive line diagrams. Arab geographers, among whom IdrisiIbn Battutah, and Ibn Khaldun are prominent, traveled extensively for the purpose of increasing their knowledge of the world. Although it would have been desirable to include landforms and geomorphological processes in the overview of world physical environments, that this was not done is to some e x t e n t a reflection o f the independent way in which landform studies have been pursued isolated f r o m the remainder of the physical environment.


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