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Geomorphology of the Eastern Cape: South Africa

Edited By: Colin A Lewis

188 pages, Figs, illus, tabs, maps

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Paperback | Jan 2008 | Edition: 2 | #177239 | ISBN-13: 9781920033064
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NHBS Price: £13.99 $18/€17 approx

About this book

Written by nine leading researchers, primarily from University Geography and Geology departments in the region, collates the past 100 years of scientific work into geomorphological processes and features in this part of South Africa.

This book, a revised and redesigned second edition, includes new work done since it was first published in 1996. Chapters have been revised to incorporate much new information and over 40 new figures and photos added.

Anyone interested in the development of landscapes and landforms in the Eastern Cape will find this book invaluable.


Contents

The Macro-Geomorphology of the Eastern Cape; fluvial systems and landscape evolution; contemporary channel processes and associated landforms; coastal dunes and dunefields; the Karstic landscape; glaciations and glacial features; periglacial features.

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