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Introducing Physical Geography: Student Exercise Manual

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By: AH Strahler and AN Strahler

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Dec 1999 | Edition: 2 | #118289 | ISBN: 0471372935
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About this book

This updated edition incorporates relevant developments in science, as well as coverage of newsworthy environmental events. It continues the author's practice of "putting the reader in the picture" of physical geography by putting the subject matter in the context of the student's everyday environment, and by stressing a visualization theme throughout the book.


Contents

Our Place in the Sun.; The Earth's Global Energy Balance.; Air Temperature and Air Temperature Cycles.; Atmospheric Moisture and Precipitation.; Winds and Global Circulation.; Weather Systems.; Global Climates.; Global Ecosystems.; Global Soils.; Earth Materials.; The Lithosphere and Plate Tectonics.; Volcanic and Tectonic Landforms.; Weathering and Mass Wasting.; Fresh Water of the Continents.; Landforms Made by Running Water.; Landforms and Rock Structure.; Landforms Made by Waves and Wind.; Glacial Landforms and the Ice Age.; Epilogue: News from the Future.; Appendices.; Glossary.; Photo Credits.; Index.; Conversion Factors.; Relief Surface of the Earth.; Topographic Map Symbols.; Science News.

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