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What version or edition is this?
This is the 8th edition with a publication date of 1/1/2005.
What is included with this book?
For introductory Physical Geography courses. The only text to focus thematically on landscape appreciation, this best-seller fosters a solid understanding of Earth and its physical geography. Its clear, user-friendly writing style, superior art program, and abundant pedagogy appeal to a wide variety of students. This edition includes the newly revised and expanded Student Animations CD that helps students understand difficult physical processes.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Earth|
|Introduction to the Atmosphere|
|Insolation and Temperature|
|Atmospheric Pressure and Wind|
|Transient Atmospheric Flows and Disturbances|
|Climatic Zones and Types|
|Cycles and Patterns in the Biosphere|
|Terrestrial Flora and Fauna|
|Introduction to Landform Study|
|The Internal Processes|
|Weathering and Mass Wasting|
|The Fluvial Processes|
|Solution Processes and Karst Topography|
|The Topography of Arid Lands|
|Glacial Modification of Terrain|
|Coastal Processes and Terrain|
|The International System of Units (SI)|
|U.S. Geological Survey Topographic Maps|
|The Weather Station Model|
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