PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY, Tenth Edition, uses the combined expertise of three respected geographers to show how Earthas physical geography impacts humans, and how humans impact Earthas physical geography. The text emphasizes three essential themes to demonstrate the major roles for the discipline -- Geography as a Physical Science, Geography as the Spatial Science, and Geography as Environmental Science. With a renewed focus on examining relationships and processes among Earth systems, this text helps students understand like never before how the various systems interrelate and how humans are an integral aspect of geography. Historically the first book to take a conservation approach, the authors continue to emphasize the theme of environmental and human impacts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.In the fault zone, the Pacific plate is moving laterally northwestward in relation to the North American plate at a rate of about 8 ... If movement continues at this rate, Los Angeles will lie alongside San Francisco (725 km northwest) in about 10anbsp;...
|Author||:||James Petersen, Dorothy Sack, Robert Gabler|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2011-07-27|