Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features

Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features

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From a science-centered perspective, this new resource focuseson the physical and geological aspects, structure and features of48 of earth's landforms -- what they are, how they look, how theywere created, how they change over time, and major geologicalevents associated with them. Written for middle school studentsto support earth science and landform-related assignments, alphabetically arranged entries follow a standard and consistentsubheaded format; range in lengthfrom nine to 11 pages; and covercommon and unusual landformssuch as archipelago, estuary, isthmus, tributary and many more.Entries include a description andoverview of physical features orcharacteristics and their relationshipto connected areas; howthe landform is shaped includingconstructive and destructiveforces involved and additionalchanges that can occur; types of lifesupported; and famous examples of landforms. Included are 25maps, charts and graphs; 180 black-and-white photos and illustrations; words to know; bibliography; andcomprehensive index.
Publisher: Detroit : UXL, c2004.
ISBN: 9780787676117
078767611X
9780787676704
0787676705
9780787676711
0787676713
9780787676728
0787676721
Branch Call Number: R 551. 4103 NAG
Characteristics: 3 v. : col. ill., col. maps, ports.

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