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Morphotectonics by Adrian E. Scheidegger

By Adrian E. Scheidegger

Morphotectonics, the relation among geomorphology and (neo)tectonics is key to the knowledge of panorama evolution. Stressing regularly the quantitative interpretation of box observations, this monograph compares the morphological constitution of drainage platforms, river classes, glacial varieties, volcanic landscapes and mass hobbies with joint orientations. The latter are indicative of the neotectonic stresses; and hence inferences at the genesis of the morphological kinds could be drawn. the knowledge on outcrops on all six continents and on islands in all significant oceans were got to a wide volume through the writer himself. The ebook, consequently, represents a first-hand account of the paintings and its relevance which has been performed around the globe over the past 30 years.

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