By Jorge Rabassa,Cliff Ollier
This e-book provides wide and new details at the geomorphology of cratonic components of southern South the US. It contains necessary info on the subject of recurrent controversies typically geomorphology past the bounds of South the US and divulges the nice have to combine many alternative facets of geomorphology in nearby experiences. With the focal point on historic landscapes and particularly on planation surfaces it addresses the query of what procedures may possibly shape such large positive aspects, and the way they are often preserved for thus lengthy. a number of the papers comprise maps of planation surfaces or different geomorphic devices. the amount brings jointly an updated, cutting-edge number of info on South American geomorphology, and exhibits past doubt that geomorphology is at the related time scale as international tectonics, organic evolution and significant weather swap. many of the papers describe historic geomorphological positive factors of parts that experience by no means been studied or released earlier than, whereas others describe areas that are absolutely unknown to the general public. The scope of the e-book extends from tropical latitudes north of the Tropic of Capricorn, south to freezing Patagonia within the “roaring fifties”, greater than 3,500 km from north to south. together with over 1000 citations from geological and geomorphological literature, this quantity will function a place to begin for a complete new part of reviews of the attention-grabbing panorama background of southern South America.
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Gondwana Landscapes in southern South America: Argentina, Uruguay and southern Brazil (Springer Earth System Sciences) by Jorge Rabassa,Cliff Ollier