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Published: 29 March 2007

368 Pages | 53 halftones, 83 line illus.

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780195313413

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The Physical Geography of South America

Edited by Thomas T. Veblen, Kenneth R. Young, and Antony R. Orme

Oxford Regional Environments

The Physical Geography of South America presents an enduring statement of the continents fascinating environments. Written by international specialists, it addresses themes ranging from tectonism and climate change to biotic endemism; analyzes specific regions from the Amazon forests to the Patagonian steppes; and evaluates human impacts on the environment over time.