Landscapes and Landforms of Brazil

Landscapes and Landforms of Brazil

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This book presents Brazil as a country of continental dimensions. Its territory has a large variety of rock types, geological structures and climates. The country has a large variety of landscapes, such as the humid plains of the Amazon River, the dry plateaus of the semi-arid region or the subtropical mountains of the southern region. On the coast, some plateaus and mountains, like the Serra do Mar Mountain range, formed a significant barrier front to access the hinterland of Brazil. On the other side of these coastal plateaus and mountains, there is a large collection of other plateaus, mountains, plains and depressions little altered by human interference. Thus, Brazil has a unique variety of different landscapes and extraordinary geomorphological sites. The book invites readers to learn more about the beautiful Brazilian landscapes, their complexity and vastness.Bianca Carvalho Vieira, AndrAc Salgado, Leonardo Santos ... nature of the Todos os Santos Bay, the site was chosen by Portuguese settlers to establish the first capital of colonial Brazil, Salvador. ... Boletim de GeociAoncias da PetrobrAis 13: 245 Daniel LMF, Souza EM, Mato LF (1989) GeoquAsmica e modelos de migraAsApo deanbsp;...

Title:Landscapes and Landforms of Brazil
Author:Bianca Carvalho Vieira, André Salgado, Leonardo Santos
Publisher:Springer - 2015-03-05


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