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A Dictionary of Geography

Fifth Edition

Susan Mayhew

March 2015

ISBN: 9780199680856

560 pages
Paperback
196x129mm

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Oxford Quick Reference

Price: £11.99

Containing over 3,100 fully revised and updated entries on all aspects of physical and human geography, this dictionary is an essential guide to students at all levels. It has been fully revised and updated, and includes more than 400 new entries, recommended web links for many entries, and over 15 new illustrations.

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Containing over 3,100 fully revised and updated entries on all aspects of physical and human geography, this dictionary is an essential guide to students at all levels. It has been fully revised and updated, and includes more than 400 new entries, recommended web links for many entries, and over 15 new illustrations.

  • Over 3,100 clear, concise entries
  • Covers both human and physical geography, including cartography, surveying, meteorology, climatology, ecology, population, industry, and development
  • Up-to-date entries on areas such as Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and glacial geomorphology, as well as the inclusion of more international coverage
  • Recommended web links for many entries, accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Geography companion website

New to this edition

  • More than 400 new entries, including economies of scope, marginalization, rurality, and tax havens and offshore financial centres
  • Up-to-date entries on areas such as Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and glacial geomorphology

About the Author(s)

Susan Mayhew, Teacher, Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society

Susan Mayhew has taught geography at every level - from Year 7 to undergraduate - for 45 years, and is dedicated to the demystification of geography.

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