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The Physical Geography of South America

Thomas Veblen, Kenneth Young, and Antony Orme


The Physical Geography of South America, the eighth volume in the Oxford Regional Environments series, presents an enduring statement on the physical and biogeographic conditions of this remarkable continent and their relationships to human activity. It fills a void in recent environmental literature by assembling a team of specialists from within and beyond South America in order to provide an integrated, cross-disciplinary body of knowledge about this mostly tropical continent, together with its high mountains and temperate southern cone. The authors systematically cover the main components ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780195313413
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195313413.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas Veblen, author

Kenneth Young, author

Antony Orme, author