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Title The physical geography of the Mediterranean / edited by Jamie Woodward.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xxxvi, 663 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series The Oxford regional environments series
Oxford regional environments.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Contributors; I. The Physical and Biological Framework; II. Process and Change in Specific Environments; III. Hazards; IV. Environmental Issues in the 21st Century; Index.
Summary This volume explores the climates, landscapes, ecosystems and hazards that comprise the Mediterranean world. It traces the development of the Mediterranean landscape over very long timescales and examines modern processes and key environmental issues in a wide range of settings. The Mediterranean is the only region on Earth where three continents meet and this interaction has produced a very distinctive Physical Geography. This book examines the landscapes and processes at themargins of these continents and the distinctive marine environment between them. Catastrophic earthquakes, explosive vo.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Physical geography -- Mediterranean Region.
Mediterranean Region -- Geography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Woodward, Jamie C.
Other Form: Print version: Physical geography of the Mediterranean. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009 9780199268030 0199268037 (DLC) 2009005674 (OCoLC)251213993
ISBN 9780191568220 (electronic bk.)
0191568228 (electronic bk.)
9780199268030
0199268037
Standard No. 9786612268700