4 edition of physical basis of geography found in the catalog.
physical basis of geography
Faith Madeleine Miller
|Statement||by F. M. Miller.|
|LC Classifications||GB55 .M514 1970|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 148 p.|
|Number of Pages||148|
|LC Control Number||77869991|
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Drylands Drylands embrace a number of environments, ranging from sandy deserts to temperate grasslands and savannas. Notable among the differences are an emphasis on education and the prevalence of English, a legacy of the American era; literacy is over 94 percent rivaling that of Singapore and higher than that of most Asian countries with the obvious exception of Japan.
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Physical geography – examines ebook natural environment and how the climate, vegetation & life, soil, water, and landforms are produced and interact. Fields of physical geography. Geomorphology – study of landforms and the processes that them, and more broadly, of the processes controlling the topography of any planet.