Publisher description for A dictionary of geography / Susan Mayhew.


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This invaluable dictionary provides comprehensive coverage in one volume of both human and physical geography. For this third edition, existing entries have been fully revised and updated, and 345 new new entries have been added, making this essential reference for all students of geography, whether at school or university. The most up-to-date dictionary of geography available. Over 6,000 clear and concise definitions Authoritative entries encompass the range of the subject, including cartography, surveying, meteorology, climatology, ecology, population, industry, and development Up-to-date treatment of topics such as plate tectonics, remote sensing, geographic information systems, and aerial differentiation Fully up-to-date Factfinder with key economic and and population statistics for nearly 40 countries


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Geography -- Dictionaries.