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Climate related landscapes in world mountains criteria and map by Will F. Thompson

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Published by Borntraeger in Berlin .
Written in English


  • Climatic geomorphology.,
  • Mountains.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 71-82).

Statementby Will F. Thompson.
SeriesAnnals of geomorphology = Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie. Supplementband,, 78, Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie., n.F. 78.
LC ClassificationsGB447 .T46 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination92 p., [1] folded leaf of plates :
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1939962M
ISBN 103443210783
LC Control Number90160441

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