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McKnight's Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation / Edition 12
     

McKnight's Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation / Edition 12

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by Darrel Hess, Dennis G. Tasa
 

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ISBN-10: 0134195426

ISBN-13: 9780134195421

Pub. Date: 02/29/2016

Publisher: Pearson

For courses in Physical Geography.

Explore the changing global environment with real-world examples and mobile field trips

Continuing Tom L. McKnight's well-known thematic focus on landscape appreciation, Darrel Hess offers a broad survey of all of the physical processes and spatial patterns that create Earth’s physical

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For courses in Physical Geography.

Explore the changing global environment with real-world examples and mobile field trips

Continuing Tom L. McKnight's well-known thematic focus on landscape appreciation, Darrel Hess offers a broad survey of all of the physical processes and spatial patterns that create Earth’s physical landscape. McKnight’s Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation provides a clear writing style, superior art program, and abundant pedagogy to appeal to a wide variety of readers.

The Twelfth Edition offers a truly meaningful integration of visualization, technology, and the latest applied science, providing essential opportunities to teach and engage readers in these processes and patterns. Topics that are tied to readers’ real-world concerns such as global environmental change, along with new videos, photography, online lab resources, and updated interactive tools, make it the most effective learning program for physical geography.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780134195421
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/29/2016
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
688
Sales rank:
153,206
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Earth
  2. Portraying Earth
  3. Introduction to the Atmosphere
  4. Insolation and Temperature
  5. Atmospheric Pressure and Wind
  6. Atmospheric Moisture
  7. Atmospheric Disturbances
  8. Climate and Climate Change
  9. The Hydrosphere
  10. Cycles and Patterns in the Biosphere
  11. Terrestrial Flora and Fauna
  12. Soils
  13. Introduction to Landform Study
  14. The Internal Processes
  15. Weathering and Mass Wasting
  16. Fluvial Processes
  17. Karst and Hydrothermal Processes
  18. The Topography of Arid Lands
  19. Glacial Modification of Terrain
  20. Coastal Processes and Terrain

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McKnight's Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
GarciaNellie More than 1 year ago
so far so good
Anonymous More than 1 year ago