McKnight's Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation, 12th edition

  • Darrel Hess, 
  • Dennis G. Tasa

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With McKnight's Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation you'll explore the changing global environment via real-world examples. Darrel Hess offers you a broad survey of all the physical processes and spatial patterns that create Earth's physical landscape. The author's clear writing style, combined with superior illustrations and proven pedagogy, will ensure you come away with a deep understanding and a strong affinity for the subject matter.

The 12th Edition ties key topics in physical geography to real-world concerns, such as changes to the environment across the world. With new videos, photography, online lab resources, and interactive tools, it is the most effective resource for learning physical geography.

Published by Pearson (December 13th 2017) - Copyright © 2017

ISBN-13: 9780134857114

Subject: Geography

Category: Physical Geography

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. Atmspheric 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. Weathering and Mass Wasting
16. Fluvial Processes
17. Karst and Hydrothermal Processes
18. The Topography of Arid Lands
19. Glacial Modification of Terrain
20. Coastal Processes and Terrain

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