Fundamentals of Physical Geography, 2nd Edition
by Michael Pidwirny
Publisher: PhysicalGeography.net 2008
Number of pages: 310
The Fundamentals of Physical Geography (2nd Edition) online textbook describes an area of knowledge within Geography known as Physical Geography. The textbook contains over three hundred pages of information and more than four hundred 2-D illustrations, photographs, and animated graphics organized into ten chapters.
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