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The Sinai : a physical geography

Author: Ned H Greenwood
Publisher: Austin, Tex. : University of Texas Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this book, Ned Greenwood offers a complete, up-to-date physical geography of Sinai. After an introductory chapter that situates Sinai within world history and geography, he focuses in detail on the following areas: plate tectonics and geology, geomorphology and drainage, weather and climate, soils, and biogeography. In the concluding chapter, Greenwood considers the human geography of Sinai, including the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Greenwood, Ned H., 1932-
Sinai.
Austin, Tex. : University of Texas Press, 1997
(DLC) 96027618
(OCoLC)35262228
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ned H Greenwood
ISBN: 0292799586 9780292799585
OCLC Number: 45727736
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 148 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Place name types and derivations for Sinai --
Sinai: search for a geographic entity --
Plate tectonics and the geology of Sinai --
Geomorphology and drainage --
Weather and climate --
Soils of Sinai --
Biogeography of Sinai --
May they eat lamb in Paradise.
Responsibility: Ned H. Greenwood.

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One of the world's oldest crossroads, the Sinai joins the great continental land masses of Africa and Eurasia. This title offers a physical geography of Sinai. It includes an introductory chapter  Read more...

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