Physical geography: a landscape appreciation
For introductory Physical Geography courses. The only text to focus thematically on landscape appreciation, this best-seller fosters a solid understanding of Earth and its physical geography. Its clear, user-friendly writing style, superior art program, and abundant pedagogy appeal to a wide variety of students. This edition includes the newly revised and expanded Student Animations CD that helps students understand difficult physical processes.
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Introduction to Earth 9 The Hydrosphere
The Size and Shape of Earth
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