Over 2000 entries that are self–contained or cross–referenced include 200 that are new to this edition, over 400 that are rewritten and updated, and new supporting references and additional recommended reading in many others. Entries removed from the last edition are available in the online resource. This volume is the essential reference point for students of physical geography and related environmental disciplines, lecturers and interested individuals alike.
Preface to the Fourth Edition x
Preface to the First Edition xi
Preface to the Second Edition xii
Preface to the Third Edition xiii
About the Companion Website xvi
THE DICTIONARY OF PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY 1
Dictionary contains, with the additional tables, charts, reading and companion website. The
Dictionary of Physical Geography is a good general resource for multiple levels of researchers at the
university level. It is clear, concise and easy to use and follow. Users will be able to find definitions
for various terms, links or resources to other help and quickly move on to other research"
Victoria Lynn Packard, Texas A&M University on behalf of Reference Reviews, Sept 2017