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Migon, Piotr

Geomorphological Landscapes of the World

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Table of contents

1. The Mackenzie Delta: An Archetypal Permafrost Landscape
Christopher R. Burn

2. The South Nahanni: High-Latitude Limestone Landscapes
Derek Ford

3. Channeled Scablands: A Megaflood Landscape
Victor R. Baker

4. Badlands of the Northern Great Plains: Hell with the Fires Out
Mark A. Gonzalez

5. Canyonlands and Arches: Windows on Landscapes in the American Southwest
John C. Dixon

6. Grand Canyon: The Puzzle of the Colorado River
Leland R. Dexter

7. Parícutin Volcano: To the Other Side
Irasema Alcántara-Ayala

8. The Cockpit Country of Jamaica: An Island Within an Island
Parris Lyew-Ayee

9. The Gran Sabana: The World’s Finest Quartzite Karst?
Robert A. L. Wray

10. Rio de Janeiro: A Metropolis Between Granite-Gneiss Massifs
Nelson F. Fernandes, Miguel Tupinambá, Claudio L. Mello, Maria Naíse O. Peixoto

11. Iguazu Falls: A History of Differential Fluvial Incision
José C. Stevaux, Edgardo M. Latrubesse

12. The Southern Patagonian Andes: The Largest Mountain Ice Cap of the Southern Hemisphere
Elizabeth Mazzoni, Andrea Coronato, Jorge Rabassa

13. The Dry Valleys: An Ancient and Cold Desert in Antarctica
David Sugden

14. Drakensberg Escarpment: Mountains of Geomorphic Diversity
Stefan Grab

15. Victoria Falls: Mosi-oa-Tunya – The Smoke That Thunders
Andy Moore, Fenton (Woody) Cotterill

16. Spitzkoppe: The World of Granite Landforms
Piotr Migoń

17. Namib Sand Sea: Large Dunes in an Ancient Desert
Andrew Goudie

18. North-Eastern Niger: Sandstone Landscape of the Sahara
Detlef Busche

19. Afar Triangle: Rift Valleys and Volcanoes over Plate Divergence
Tony Waltham

20. Dolomites: The Spectacular Landscape of the ‘Pale Mountains’
Mauro Soldati

21. Saxon-Bohemian Switzerland: Sandstone Rock Cities and Fascination in a Romantic Landscape
Václav Cílek

22. The Dorset and East Devon Coast: England’s Geomorphological World Heritage Site
Denys Brunsden, Richard Edmonds

23. Fjords of Norway: Complex Origin of a Scenic Landscape
Atle Nesje

24. Iceland: Glaciers and Volcanoes in the North Atlantic
W. Brian Whalley

25. The Dead Sea Graben: Geomorphology of the Lowest Spot on Earth
Dan Bowman

26. The Western Ghat: The Great Escarpment of India
Vishwas S. Kale

27. The Pokhara Valley: A Product of a Natural Catastrophe
Monique Fort

28. The Loess Plateau of China: Aeolian Sedimentation and Fluvial Erosion, Both with Superlative Rates
Xiaoping Yang, Tao Liu, Baoyin Yuan

29. Sanqingshan: The Incredible Granite Peaks of Eastern China
Michael F. Thomas

30. Guangxi Karst: The Fenglin and Fengcong Karst of Guilin and Yangshuo
Tony Waltham

31. Mt. Fuji: The Beauty of a Symmetric Stratovolcano
Takashi Oguchi, Chiaki T. Oguchi

32. Mulu: The World’s Most Spectacular Tropical Karst
David Gillieson, Brian Clark

33. Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas): Inselbergs of Central Australia
C. R. Twidale

34. Bungle Bungle: Tower Karst in Sandstone
Robert W. Young

35. Wellington’s Tectonic Landscape: Astride a Plate Boundary
Michael J. Crozier, Nicholas J. Preston

36. Pacific Atolls: A World Apart
Patrick D. Nunn

37. World Heritage and Geomorphology
Tim Badman

Keywords: Geography, Physical Geography, Historical Geology, Geology

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
387 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789048130559

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