|University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Reference Material||REF. 551.4 B658C||In-Library Use Only|
139 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Translation of: Das Relief der Erde. c1991.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 138-139) and indexes.
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.
Relief der Erde. English