Morphological analysis of land forms;: A contribution to physical geology

Penck, Walther

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1972 Unknown Binding illus. Text in English ; German. xiv, 429 p. Former Library book. Translation of Die morphologische Analyse. ; Reprint of the 1953 ed. ; Includes bibliographical references. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory #

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Publisher: Hafner Pub. Co
Publication Date: 1972
Binding: hardcover
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Penck, Walther
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Penck, Walther; Czech, Hella and Boswell, Katharine Cumming (trans)
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Book Description London: Macmillan, 1953., 1953. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Hardcover book in good condition with dust jacket in fair condition. Numerous tears and chips to all edges of generally stained and grubby jacket. Bumps to head and foot of spine. Book slightly shaken. Spotting to edges of text block with some foxing to front and rear endpapers. Pages tanned. Inscription on front free endpaper. 8vo. 429pp. Bookseller Inventory # 14181

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Penck Prof Dr Walther [Translated By H Czech and K C Boswell]
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Book Description Macmillan, UK, 1953. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Penck Prof Dr Walther [Translated By H Czech and K C Boswell]. A Contribution to Physical Geology. xiii, 429 pages, size 8.75 inches tall by 6 inches with an index. Illustrated with black and white plates. CONTENTS : Preface; List of plates. Chapter : I. INTRODUCTION 1. Nature of the Problem; 2. Basis, Nature and Aim of Morphological Analysis; 3. Critical Survey of Methods (a) Cycle of Erosion; (b) Relationship between Endogenetic and Exogenetic Processes (c) The Differential Method (d) Present Method of Approach II. THE EARTH'S CRUST 1. Composition and Structure of the Crust 2. The Altitudinal Form of the Earth's Crust: how it is built up 3. Connection between Altitudinal Form and the Structure of the Earth's Crust III. REDUCTION OF ROCK MATERIAL 1. Nature of Weathering. Exposure 2. Weathering Processes and their Products (a) Mechanical Reduction Effect of Insolation Frost Weathering (b) Chemical Weathering (c) Solution 3. Rate of Weathering and Differential Weathering Resistance to Weathering 4. Uniformity in the Process of Rock Reduction The Soil Profile 5. Unequal Exposure 6. Mobility of Reduced Material 7. World Climatic and Soil Zones 8. Limits of Weathering 9. Relationship of Weathering to Denudation Renewal of Exposure Block Seas [Seas of Broken Rock] Summary. IV. MASS MOVEMENT 1. Resistance to Denudation Cohesion of Rocks Friction Root System of Plants 2. Motive Forces concerned in Mass-Movement Increase of Weight Fluctuations in Volume Periods of Movement 3. Ways in which Mass-Movement takes place at the Earth's Surface (a) Migration as Individual Loose Fragments Landslides (Rock Fall) (b) Movement where Material is Accumulating (a) Free Mass-Movement Slumping Type of Landslide Slumping at the Level of the Water Table Solifluction (B) Bound-down Mass-Movement (y) Corrasion and Corrasion Valleys V. GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF DENUDATION 1. Retrospect. Relationship to Climate 2. The Principle of Flattening 3. The Concepts: Denudation, Corrasion, Erosion 4. Classification of the Regions of Denudation 5. Base Levels of Erosion and of Denudation VI. DEVELOPMENT OF SLOPES 1. Gradient and Form of Slopes 2. Flattening of Slopes Concave Base Levels of Denudation 3. Unequal Exposure. Rounding of Heights 4. Straight Slope Profiles. Uniform Development 5. Convex Breaks of Gradient Additional Notes on the Origin of Concave Breaks of Gradient : 6. Development of Relative Height. Waxing Development and Waning Development. 7. Rates of Growth and Areas of Slope Units (Form Systems) Continuity of the Curvature of Slopes 8. Rise in the General Base Level of Denudation 9. Influence Exerted by Rocks of Heterogeneous Character upon the Development of Slopes Structural Base Levels of Denudation 10. Summary VII. LINKING OF SLOPES, FORM ASSOCIATIONS AND SETS OF LAND FORMS 1. Occurrence and Combination of Convex and Concave Slopes 2. Cuesta Landscapes (Scarplands) 3. Inselberg Landscapes 4. Piedmont Flats and Piedmont Benchlands (a) The Harz (b) Piedmont Benchlands 5. Broad Folds (a) The Alps (b) Eastern Slope of the Alps and its Boundary against the Karst (c) Anatolia (d) The Andine System of Mountain Ranges (e) General Survey. NOTES AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES. LIST OF WALTHER PENCK'S PUBLICATIONS TABLE OF CRETACEOUS AND TERTIARY FORMATIONS. SUMMARIES (by K.C.B.) GLOSSARY German-English English-German. INDEX. Book - in Very Good green boards with gilt lettering with faint irregular fading. Contents, light browning to the endpapers, half title page and faint speckling to the page edges, previous owner's inscription to the top of the free front endpaper, otherwise Very Good, clean, bright and tightly bound. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Bookseller Inventory # A298-1034

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Penck, Walther
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Penck, Walther
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Book Description Macmillan & Co Ltd, Ldn, 1953. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 429 pp.+ 12 Photo Plts, Orig Grn Hardback, Gilt title, VG in chipped DJ, 1st English Ed (Classic). Bookseller Inventory # 004876

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