Global Geomorphology, Paperback


The plate tectonics revolution in the earth sciences has provided a valuable new framework for understanding long-term landform development. This innovative text provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject of global geomorphology, with the emphasis placed on large-scale processes and phenomena.

Integrating global tectonics into the study of landforms and incorporating planetary geomorphology as a major component the author discusses the impact of climatic change and the role of catastrophic events on landform genesis and includes a comprehensive study of surface geomorphic processes.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 560 pages, 355 line drawings, 6 half-tones, bibliography, index
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Physical geography & topography
  • ISBN: 9780582301566



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