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McKnight's Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation

McKnight's Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation - 10th edition

ISBN13: 978-0321677341

Cover of McKnight
ISBN13: 978-0321677341
ISBN10: 032167734X

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 10TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2011
International: No

List price: $171.50

McKnight's Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation - 10TH 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0321677341

Darrel Hess and Dennis Tasa

ISBN13: 978-0321677341
ISBN10: 032167734X

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 10TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2011
International: No
Summary

Carrying forth Tom L. McKnight's well-known thematic focus on landscape appreciation, this best-seller fosters a solid understanding of Earth and its physical geography. Its clear writing style, superior art program, and abundant pedagogy appeal to a wide variety of students. This edition includes thoroughly updated content and introduces renowned illustrator Dennis Tasa yet it maintains the proven approach first presented by McKnight more than two decades ago.

Table of Contents

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. Preliminaries to Erosion: Weathering and Mass Wasting

16. Fluvial Processes

17. Solution Processes and Karst Topography

18. The Topography of Arid Lands

19. Glacial Modification of Terrain

20. Coastal Processes and Terrain