Earth's Landscape: An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic by Joyce Quinn,Susan Woodward

By Joyce Quinn,Susan Woodward

This strange encyclopedia brings jointly in-depth info on greater than 450 common geographic beneficial properties from around the globe and provides an array of inventive instruments to advertise severe considering and lecture room discussion.

• presents a one-stop reference for college kids of geography and environmental and earth sciences

• bargains international insurance of numerous gains, even if terrestrial, aquatic, geological, ecological, or physiographic

• comprises an summary of a few of the forms of landforms of the area, how they're shaped, and the way they proceed to alter over time

• Explains every one feature's origins and value, in addition to significant environmental matters during which it is involved

• exhibits the significance of positive factors to the advance of Western technological know-how and modern medical concept in fields corresponding to evolutionary biology, paleontology, plate tectonics, and weather change

• incorporates a "Top 10s Appendix" to impress scholar curiosity via data resembling the tallest mountains, greatest lakes, and longest rivers

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