Introduction to Coastline and Development (Heftet)

Serie: Geographical Readings 


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 1971
Antall sider: 232
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Geographical Readings
ISBN/EAN: 9780333110416
Omtale: Introduction to Coastline and Development
This volume is a collection of papers, preceded by an introductory essay, on coastal physiography. In this volume, although all the papers have both a local and a general interest, and all illustrate certain general ideas, the emphasis is focused on their interest and value as studies of particular places. It includes papers on: the peninsula on the south coast of Jutland, Victoria Australia, Dungeness, the Mississippi delta, Cardigan Bay, Holderness and coral reefs."Contents: The Coastline of Djursland: " A Study in East Danish Shoreline Development, Axel Schou; "Wave Power and the Djursland Coast, " Sofus Christiansen; "The Evolution of Sandy Barrier Formations on the East Gippsland Coast, " E. C. F. Bird; "The Formation of Dungeness Foreland, " W. V. Lewis; "The Coast of Louisiana, " R. J. Russell; "The Erosional History of the Cliffs around Aberystwyth, " Alan Wood; "Land Loss at Holderness, 1852-1952, " Hartmut Valentin; "The Coastal Landslips of Southeast Devon, " Muriel A. Arber; "Coastal Reefs and Islands and Catastrophic Storms, " D. R. Stoddart; "The East Coast Floods, 31 January-1 February 1953, " J. A. Steers.

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