Colour atlas of the surface forms of the earth / Helmut Blume ; translated by Björn Wygrala ; edited by Andrew Goudie & Rita Gardner
Book | Harvard University Press | 1992

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139 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Note
Translation of: Das Relief der Erde. c1991.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 138-139) and indexes.
Contents
1. General classification. The large-scale morphotectonic units of the earth. Zoning and vertical differentiation of landforms. Relative dimensions of relief units. Relief generations -- 2. Processes: weathering and erosion. Weathering. Erosion. Geomorphological process zones as a function of climate -- 3. Tectonic landforms. Tectonic processes as a controlling factor. Structural types of continental surface forms -- 4. Volcanic landforms. Plutonism and volcanism. Volcanic surface structures. Distribution of active volcanism -- 5. Fluvial denudation landforms as a function of climate. Valleys. Plains. Climate control -- 6. Fluvial denudation landforms as a function of structure. Micro- and mesoforms. Macroforms -- 7. Solution and precipitation landforms: karst. Solution forms (negative forms). Solution forms (positive forms). Limestone precipitation forms. Pseudokarst -- 8. Glacial landforms. Glaciers. Glacial erosional processes and forms.
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Relief der Erde. English
ISBN
067414306X
9780674143067
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