James F. Luhr
DK Pub., 2003 - Nature - 520 pages
In the best-selling tradition of Smithsonian Animal, this extraordinary survey of our planet provides unrivaled insight into the forces and processes that formed our environment and which continue to influence its evolution. With thousands of breathtaking photographs and unique visual catalogues of the features and phenomena that take place on Earth--such as rocks, minerals, and mountains to tropical rainforests and the different types of clouds--Earth contains the most up-to-date ideas on how our world works, a compelling review on the health of the planet, and unbelievable images of the world's most stunning features.
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Waterbome deposition 126-29 Water Underground fivers and caves 252-59 |
RIVERS RAIN OR MELTED SNOW that does not evaporate flows downhill across
the land surface. This surface flow is channeled by small irregularities into tiny ...
RIVE LOWER COURSES oxbow lake, formed wide river valley FLOODPLAINs by
abandonment bordered by low A floodplain landscape (left) is subject Rivers
generally flow down gentler gradients levee made of of meander - _bluff, ...
Yellow River Location in China, flowing across the north of the country from the
Tibetan Plateau to the Yellow Sea LENGTH 3,390 miles (5,460 km) - VERTICAL
FALL 15,000 ft (4,500 m) BASIN AREA 740,000 square miles (19 million square ...
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