Firefly Geography Dictionary

Firefly Geography Dictionary

Book - 2003
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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 rain Chinook Hybridization Incised meander Nucleated settlement Radiocarbon dating Urban 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.

Publisher: Toronto : Firefly Books, 2003.
ISBN: 9781552978382
1552978389
Characteristics: 256 p. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,20 cm.

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