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The Physical geography of Africa

Author: William Mansfield Adams; Andrew Goudie; A R Orme
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This detailed examination of African geomorphology has been divided into sections exploring patterns in the physical environment, biogeography and environmental change, hydrology, and topical issues  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Mansfield Adams; Andrew Goudie; A R Orme
ISBN: 0198288751 9780198288756
OCLC Number: 398022281
Notes: Réf. bibliogr. à la fin des chap.
Description: xxii, 429 p. : cartes, figure, illustrations, tabl. ; 26 cm
Contents: 1 c Tectonics, Geology, and Long-Term Landscape Development: M. A. Summerfield: . 2: C. Nyamweru: The African Rift System. 3: A. S. Goudie: Climate: Past and Present. 4: S. Nicholson: Environmental Change within the Historical Period. 5: M. Hulme: Climate Change within the Period of Meteorological Records. 6: D. E. Walling: Hydrology and Rivers. 7: W. M. Adams: Lakes. 8: O. Areola: Soils. 9: A. S. Goudie: The Geomorphology of the Seasonal Tropics. 10: M. E. Meadows: Biogeography. 11: A. Grainger: Forest Environments. 12: M. E. Adams: Savanna Environments. 13: N. Lancaster: Desert Environments. 14: A. Orme: Coastal Environments. 15: F. M. R. Hughes: Wetlands. 16: D. Taylor: Mountains. 17: H. Allen: Mediterranean Environments. 18: M. Stocking: Soil Erosion. 19: A. Warren: Desertification. 20: N. Myers: Biodiversity and Biodepletion. 21: W. M. Adams: Conservation and Development. Index
Responsibility: edited by W.M. Adams, A.S. Goudie and A.R. Orme.
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