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Physical geography : a landscape appreciation / Tom L. McKnight, Darrel Hess.

By: McKnight, Tom L. (Tom Lee), 1928-Contributor(s): Hess, DarrelMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Prentice Hall, c2008. Edition: 9th edDescription: xxv, 611, [51] p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 29 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)ISBN: 9780132239011 (9780132239011); 0132239019 (9780132239011)Subject(s): Physical geographyDDC classification: 910/.02 LOC classification: GB54.5 | .M39 2008Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Introduction to earth -- Portraying earth -- Introduction to the atmosphere -- Insolation and temperature -- Atmospheric pressure and wind -- Atmospheric moisture -- Transient atmospheric flows and disturbances -- Climatic zones and types -- The hydrosphere -- Cycles and patterns in the biosphere -- Terrestrial flora and fauna -- Soils -- Introduction to landform study -- The internal processes -- Preliminaries to erosion: weathering and mass wasting -- The fluvial processes -- Solution processes and Karst topography -- The topography of arid lands -- Glacial modification of terrain -- Coastal processes and terrain.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction to earth -- Portraying earth -- Introduction to the atmosphere -- Insolation and temperature -- Atmospheric pressure and wind -- Atmospheric moisture -- Transient atmospheric flows and disturbances -- Climatic zones and types -- The hydrosphere -- Cycles and patterns in the biosphere -- Terrestrial flora and fauna -- Soils -- Introduction to landform study -- The internal processes -- Preliminaries to erosion: weathering and mass wasting -- The fluvial processes -- Solution processes and Karst topography -- The topography of arid lands -- Glacial modification of terrain -- Coastal processes and terrain.

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