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Australian Landforms by Australian Landforms is concerned with general theories as applied to the problems posed by the Australian landscape. The book is devoted to the major factors of structure, process, and time, as well as the most recent geological period, called the Quaternary. Chapters deal with structural impacts on landform development, the work of water and rivers, of wind, ice and waves, the time factor, and the events and resultant forms associated with the climatic aberrations of the last two million years.
Call Number: 551.40994 TWI
Publication Date: 2005
Earth : the definitive visual guide by From the fiery mass of the Earth's core to the tip of the highest ice-capped mountain, discover every aspect of our planet in awe-inspiring photographic detail. Visit 400 of the tallest, longest, widest, most significant and most unusual geographical features of planet Earth, from volcanoes, deserts and rivers to weather systems, rocks and minerals. Then take a look at the health of our planet and explore the interaction between people and the environment, from living in volcanic areas to deforestation, to understand the human impact on nature and how we can preserve our physical environment.
Call Number: 550 EAR
Publication Date: 2003
Illustrated encyclopedia of the Earth A breathtaking and inspirational exploration of planet Earth From the fiery mass of the Earth's core to the tip of the highest ice-capped mountain, explore every aspect of our planet in awe-inspiring photographic detail with the Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Earth. Visit 400 of the tallest, longest, widest, most significant and most unusual physical features on Earth, from volcanoes, deserts and rivers to weather systems, rocks and minerals. Then take a look at the health of our planet and discover about the interaction between people and the environment.
Call Number: 550 ILL
Publication Date: 2011
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Illustrated Landforms Glossary
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Gibson, F 2004, Australia's mountains and rock formations, Echidna, Port Melbourne, Vic.
Landform 2017. Britannica School. Retrieved 18 May 2017, from http://school.eb.com.au/levels/middle/article/landform/603632.
Plate tectonics 2017. Britannica School. Retrieved 18 May 2017, from http://school.eb.com.au/levels/middle/article/plate-tectonics/276460