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History of geomorphology and quaternary geology / edited by R.H. Grapes, D. Oldroyd and A. Grigelis.

Publication:
London : Geological Society, 2008.
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Book
1 online resource ([vii], 336 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits.
Series:
Geological Society special publication ; no. 301.
Geological Society special publication ; no. 301
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Subjects:
Geomorphology -- History.
Geology, Stratigraphic -- Quaternary.
Summary:
These papers deal with various aspects of the histories of geomorphology and Quaternary geology in different parts of the world. They include: the origin of the term 'Quaternary', histories of ideas and debates relating to aspects of fluvial geomorphology, glacial geomorphology and glaciation, desert dunes and the geology of Australia, peneplains in China, a palaeo-Tokyo Bay in Japan, together with biographies of Charles Cotton, Valerija Čepulytė and Česlovas Pakuckas that highlight their respective contributions to the disciplines of geomorphology and Quaternary geology.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Grapes, R. H.
Oldroyd, D. R. (David Roger)
Grigelis, Algimantas, 1931-
Geological Society of London.
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Print version :
ISBN:
9781862398849 (ebook) :
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Restricted for use by site license.