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19 April 2010

576 Pages | Charts, diagrams, & maps

ISBN: 9780199231805

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A Dictionary of Geography

Fourth Edition

Susan Mayhew

  • Over 6,400 clear, concise entries
  • Covers both human and physical geography, including cartography, surveying, meteorology, climatology, ecology, population, industry, and development
  • Up-to-date treatment of fast-changing areas such as plate tectonics, remote sensing, geographic information systems, and aerial differentiation
  • Feature panels provide in-depth information on key topics, including the history of geography, demographic transition, and central place theory
  • Recommended web links for many entries, accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Geography companion website
  • Factfinder appendix gives important statistical information for nearly 40 countries

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