This unique new dictionary offers comprehensive coverage in a single volume of words and terms encountered in both human and physical geography. Each of the over 6,000 updated, clear and concise entries provides an initial brief definition followed by a more in-depth explanation, making the book useful for novice and expert alike. This new edition also features a factfinder with key economic and population statistics, making this the most up-to-date dictionary of geography available.
Authoritative and completely accessible, A Dictionary of Grography, Second Edition covers a vast scope of subjects, including cartography, surveying, meteorology, climatology, biogeography, ecology, geology, geomorphology, population, migration, agriculture, industry, transport, and development. There is also extensive discussion of the most recent advances in and information on topics such as plate tectonics, remote sensing, geographic information systems, and aerial differentiation. Wide-ranging and highly readable, this invaluable reference guide answers questions about all aspects of geography quickly and effectively using the most recent advances in the field.
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