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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Martin F Price
|ISBN:||9780520956971 0520956974 1299775004 9781299775008|
|Description:||1 online resource (pages cm.)|
|Contents:||Foreword Jack D. Ives Preface to the Second Edition Alton C. Byers Acknowledgements Chapter 1 Introduction to Mountains Alton C. Byers, Larry W. Price and Martin F. Price Chapter 2 Origins of Mountains John F. Shroder, Jr. and Larry W. Price Chapter 3 Mountain Climate Andrew J. Bach and Larry W. Price Chapter 4 Snow, Ice, Avalanches and Glaciers Leland R. Dexter, Karl W. Birkeland, and Larry W. Price Chapter 5 Mountain Landforms and Geomorphic Processes Jason R. Janke and Larry W. Price Chapter 6 Mountain Soils Larry W. Price and Carol P. Harden Chapter 7 Mountain Vegetation Keith S. Hadley, Larry W. Price and Georg Grabherr Chapter 8 Mountain Wildlife Larry W. Price and Valerius Geist Chapter 9 Attitudes Towards Mountains Edwin Bernbaum and Larry W. Price Chapter 10 People in the Mountains James S. Gardner, Robert E. Rhoades, and Christoph Stadel Chapter 11 Agricultural Settlement and Land Use in Mountains Stephen F. Cunha and Larry W. Price Chapter 12 Sustainable Mountain Development Martin F. Price and Thomas Kohler Index|
|Responsibility:||edited by Martin F. Price, Alton C. Byers, Donald A. Friend, Thomas Kohler, Larry W. Price.|
Mountains cover a quarter of the Earth's land surface and a quarter of the global population lives in or adjacent to these areas. This title gives students a foundation for understanding the geographical processes occurring in the world's mountains and the overall impact of these regions on culture and society as a whole.
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