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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Geomorphology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9688178M
    ISBN 100198232586
    ISBN 109780198232582

    Geomorphology is the study of the nature and history of landforms and the processes which create them. Initially, the subject was committed to unravelling the history of landform development, but to this evolutionary approach has been added a drive to understand the way in which geomorphological processes : Lucinda M. Hall.   About Author: J , Ghazipur District, U.P.: Education-althrought high first division: Medate-two silver and one gold medals for standing first in B.A. and M.A. (Geography): Scholarships. highest national scholarship of Governemtn of India: Appointment-Geography Departemnt, Allahabad University, Present Status-Prof & Head of the 4/5(13).


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Urban geomorphology in drylands. New York: Published on behalf of the United Nations University by Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ronald U Cooke.

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Urban geomorphology Geomorphology is the science of landforms and the processes that create them. In the urban envi­ ronment man is the creator of the landscape or "cityscape". Thus, urban geomorphology is the study of man as a physical process of change whereby he metamorphoses a more natural terrain to an anthropogene cityscape.

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Arid zone geomorphology and people. Organisation of this book. 2 Tectonic frameworks (Helen Rendell). Introduction. Tectonic setting of drylands. Uplift and erosion, subsidence and sedimentation. Lengths of record. Existing erosional and depositional records in arid environments.

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