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The Penguin Dictionary of Physical Geography

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By: John Whittow

590 pages, Illus, figs, tabs, masp

Penguin Books

Paperback | Aug 2009 | Edition: 2 | #105758 | ISBN-13: 9780140514506
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The Penguin Dictionary of Physical Geography covers common geographical terms (such as anticyclone, mackerel sky, tropical rain-forest), as well as less familiar ones (badlands, frog-earth, reflective beach, white smoker). This invaluable dictionary is ideal for students of geography at all levels and for anyone who deals with the subject in the course of their work.


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Biography

John Whittow has held teaching posts in Ireland, East Africa and Australia and most recently as Senior Lecturer in Geography at the University of Reading. He has written previous books for Penguin including DISASTERS and GEOLOGY AND SCENERY IN SCOTLAND. He is now retired and lives in Whitchurch-on-Thames in Reading.

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