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    Have you ever wanted to visit an exotic, tropical island like Jamaica? Jamaica is an extremely interesting country when it comes to its physical and human geography. Jamaica’s physical geography is made up of a numerous amount of features. Some of these features will include rocks and minerals, landforms, plant and animal life, and the climate. We can also look at the soils, environment, and the oceans. These can all contribute to the physical geography of Jamaica. The human geography of Jamaica

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    Impact of Technology and Improved Transportation of Information Today, we are in the midst of a continuing technological communications revolution that is unprecedented in world history. The computer has contributed greatly to this, for with such newer technology as computer linkups, often by way of satellites, information is available almost everywhere in the world virtually instantaneously, in seemingly unlimited amounts, and at a low cost; that is planetary access has been achieved. In this

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    The Main Physical Processes in a Peri-Glacial Area Currently 20% of the earth is peri-glacial; therefore we can assume that 20% of the earth’s processes are peri-glacial. The dominant process is that of freeze thaw weathering, which occurs due to fluctuations in temperatures around 0°C, these fluctuations can occur periodically in seasons, or variations between day and night variations. Freeze thaw is concerned with the fact that as water freezes, it expands by 9% exerting pressures of

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    Summary of a River Study

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    Summary of a River Study We visited the Highland Water River on the 13th of September. The River Highland Water site is located in the new forest, that last year became a national park. The location of the river is shown on map 1, where Ocknell Enclosure is the source. The New Forest is located in the South of England. It flows close to Lyndhurt and Brockenhurst, and is a short river with a total length of just 12 miles. Its mouth is in Lymington, and there it flows into Southampton Water

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    in our environment gives life, takes life, and molds landscapes. Ultimately, it plays a large part in facilitating quality of life and terrestrial design. In this essay, research and discussion will revolve around the significance of water in geomorphology, the dynamic between water controlling the type and rate of weathering on aspects of the environment, and issues or topics circulating in the scientific community about it. Weathering is both the physical (disintegration) and chemical (decomposition)

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    Jose Carlos Espinoza J15040959 05.19.17 GLY1010 Geology Assignment 1. Mineralogy - This field is the science that studies minerals, their crystalline and structures, and their properties. A mineralogist should be working on being able to know the properties of minerals by studying and testing them. INTERNET RESOURCES: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mineralogy http://www.environmentalscience.org/career/mineralogist 2. Igneous Petrology - It is the part of geology that is in charge

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    Valley Region of the Appalachian Mountains

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    Valley Region of the Appalachian Mountains and Subsequent Karst Regions in the State of Virginia This map which appears on page 402 of Process Geomorphology (1995), written by Dale F. Ritter, Craig R. Kochel, and Jerry R. Miller, serves as the basis of my report on the formation of the Appalachian Mountains and its subsequent karst regions in along the Atlantic side of the United States particularly in the state of Virginia. The shaded areas represent generalized karst regions throughout the

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    Introduction, Prentice-Hall Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ Thomas, David S., 1993, Landscape Sensitivity, Wiley and Sons, New York Toy, Terrence J., Geomorphology and Reclamation of Disturbed Lands, 1987, Academic Press, Orlando Trimble, Stanley W. and Mendel, Alexandra C., 1995, "The cow as a geomorphic agent -- A critical review," Geomorphology, 13: 233-253

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    Soil and Topography Studies

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    Schaetzl, E. & Anderson, S. 2005. Soils: Genesis and Geomorphology. 1st Edition. New York: Cambridge University Press. 8. Waugh, D. 2009. Geography: An integrated Approach. 4th Edition. Cheltenham: Nelson Thornes Ltd. 9. Young, A. 1976. Tropical Soils and Soil Survey. 1st Edition. New York: Cambridge University Press. 10. Unknown, (n. d). Slopes. [Online] Available:http://sageography.myschoolstuff.co.za/geogwiki/grade-11-caps/grade-11-caps-geomorphology/slopes/# [Accessed 16 March 2014].

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    What is Applied Geomorphology? 1.6 Relevance of physical geography: 1. As regards the relevance of physical geography, it can be claimed that, it has lot of relevance in present times due to its interdisciplinary nature. It is an interesting subject and highly useful in day

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