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The Physical Geography of the Mediterranean

Jamie Woodward

Abstract

This volume explores the climates, landscapes, ecosystems and hazards that comprise the Mediterranean world. It traces the development of the Mediterranean landscape over very long timescales and examines modern processes and key environmental issues in a wide range of settings. The Mediterranean is the only region on Earth where three continents meet and this interaction has produced a very distinctive Physical Geography. This book examines the landscapes and processes at the margins of these continents and the distinctive marine environment between them. Catastrophic earthquakes, explosive v ... More

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Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199268030
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199268030.001.0001

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Jamie Woodward, editor

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