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Mountains

Environmental Issues, Global Perspectives

Mountains( )
Author: Balliett, James Fargo
ISBN:978-1-315-49699-3
Publication Date:Jul 2016
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $57.95
Book Description:

Always awe-inspiring, mountainous areas contain hundreds of millions of years of history, stretching back to the earliest continental landforms. This book shows how mountains are characterized by their distinctive geological, ecological, and biological conditions. Often, they are so large that they create their own weather patterns. They also store nearly one-third of the world's freshwater--in the form of ice and snow--on their slopes. Despite their daunting size and often...
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Pages:155



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