Focussing on landscape appreciation, this book aims to foster a solid understanding of the Earth and its physical geography. The accompanying CD-ROM contains virtual fieldtrips to some of the most geographicaly interesting places in North America which can be used as lab or homework exercises.
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Written from a landscape appreciation point of view, but is now balanced by greater focus on Earth processes that underlie the landscape. Illustrations have been completely revised to increase quantity, quality, and utility. The written text has been tightened so that despite a twenty percent increase in the number of illustrations, the text remains the same length.From the Back Cover:
The only text to focus thematically on landscape appreciation, this best-selling text fosters a solid understanding of Earth and its physical geography. The text's clear, user-friendly writing style, superior art program, and abundant pedagogy appeal to a wide variety of readers. The Virtual Fieldtrip edition is accompanied by a CD-ROM containing virtual fieldtrips to some of the most geographically interesting places in North America. Coverage of Earth; Atmosphere; Insulation; Temperature; Atmospheric Pressure; Biosphere; Soils; Erosion; and much more. Virtual trips include: Alpine Glacier and Tundra, Geothermal, River Systems Features, Great Salt Lake/Basin and Range, Shorelines, Wetlands, Tectonics, Volcanics, Great Coastal Redwoods, and Landuse. For readers interested in an introduction to physical geography.
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Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1999. Textbook Binding. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110130202630
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