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A comprehensive dictionary to the major terms used in physical, human and environmental geography with over 1500 up-to-date entries and over 250 illustrations, charts and maps.

Book News Annotation:

Covering major terms used in physical, human, and environmental geography, this pocket (5x8<">) dictionary contains some 1,500 brief definitions and longer entries for readers of all levels. Some 130 color illustrations expand on concepts described in the entries.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

A practical reference of the major terms used in geography.

The field of geography covers all aspects of physical, environmental, and human geography. The Firefly Geography Dictionary is an up-to-date A-Z reference with 1,500 concise definitions of geographical terms. The geographical themes covered include atmosphere, weather and climate, coastal formation, geomorphology, settlement and economic development.

The terminology defined is as diverse as: Acid rainChinookHybridizationIncised meanderNucleated settlementRadiocarbon datingUrban decay

Extensive cross-referencing links words highlighted within definitions to further definitions so that complex and linked concepts are fully explained. Over 200 illustrations help visualize concepts, such as age-sex pyramid, drainage patterns and green-house effect.

The Firefly Geography Dictionary is a convenient quick reference suitable for home or library.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781552978382
Manufactured:
Firefly Books
Publisher:
Firefly Books
Manufactured by:
Firefly Books
Manufactured:
Firefly Books
Location:
Toronto
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
Geography -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
Gâeographie
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geography
Subject:
Dictionaries - General
Copyright:
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
June 2003
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.86x5.04x.60 in. .85 lbs.

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Product details 256 pages Firefly Books Ltd - English 9781552978382 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A practical reference of the major terms used in geography.

The field of geography covers all aspects of physical, environmental, and human geography. The Firefly Geography Dictionary is an up-to-date A-Z reference with 1,500 concise definitions of geographical terms. The geographical themes covered include atmosphere, weather and climate, coastal formation, geomorphology, settlement and economic development.

The terminology defined is as diverse as: Acid rainChinookHybridizationIncised meanderNucleated settlementRadiocarbon datingUrban decay

Extensive cross-referencing links words highlighted within definitions to further definitions so that complex and linked concepts are fully explained. Over 200 illustrations help visualize concepts, such as age-sex pyramid, drainage patterns and green-house effect.

The Firefly Geography Dictionary is a convenient quick reference suitable for home or library.

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