Book 2010

Geomorphological Landscapes of the World


ISBN: 978-90-481-3054-2 (Print) 978-90-481-3055-9 (Online)

Table of contents (37 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-12

    The Mackenzie Delta: An Archetypal Permafrost Landscape

  3. Chapter

    Pages 13-20

    The South Nahanni: High-Latitude Limestone Landscapes

  4. Chapter

    Pages 21-28

    Channeled Scablands: A Megaflood Landscape

  5. Chapter

    Pages 29-38

    Badlands of the Northern Great Plains: Hell with the Fires Out

  6. Chapter

    Pages 39-47

    Canyonlands and Arches: Windows on Landscapes in the American Southwest

  7. Chapter

    Pages 49-58

    Grand Canyon: The Puzzle of the Colorado River

  8. Chapter

    Pages 59-67

    Parícutin Volcano: To the Other Side

  9. Chapter

    Pages 69-77

    The Cockpit Country of Jamaica: An Island Within an Island

  10. Chapter

    Pages 79-88

    The Gran Sabana: The World’s Finest Quartzite Karst?

  11. Chapter

    Pages 89-100

    Rio de Janeiro: A Metropolis Between Granite-Gneiss Massifs

  12. Chapter

    Pages 101-109

    Iguazu Falls: A History of Differential Fluvial Incision

  13. Chapter

    Pages 111-121

    The Southern Patagonian Andes: The Largest Mountain Ice Cap of the Southern Hemisphere

  14. Chapter

    Pages 123-131

    The Dry Valleys: An Ancient and Cold Desert in Antarctica

  15. Chapter

    Pages 133-142

    Drakensberg Escarpment: Mountains of Geomorphic Diversity

  16. Chapter

    Pages 143-153

    Victoria Falls: Mosi-oa-Tunya – The Smoke That Thunders

  17. Chapter

    Pages 155-162

    Spitzkoppe: The World of Granite Landforms

  18. Chapter

    Pages 163-169

    Namib Sand Sea: Large Dunes in an Ancient Desert

  19. Chapter

    Pages 171-182

    North-Eastern Niger: Sandstone Landscape of the Sahara

  20. Chapter

    Pages 183-190

    Afar Triangle: Rift Valleys and Volcanoes over Plate Divergence

  21. Chapter

    Pages 191-199

    Dolomites: The Spectacular Landscape of the ‘Pale Mountains’

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