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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
Textbook Problem

If you were an urban planner in a large industrial city in a humid climate, what recommendations would you make to prevent the loss of valuable historical monuments to weathering processes?

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The methods that can be adopted as an urban planner in a large industrial city in a humid climate to prevent loss of valuable historical monuments from the processes of weathering.

Explanation

The methods that can be adopted to protect the natural monuments from the processes of weathering are limited because it is an exogenic process that occurs due to the human activities. To solve this problem, the society should adopt steps to minimize various atmospheric pollution.

The processes of chemical weathering are the chief factors that result in loss of valuable monuments. It mainly occurs due to emission of various gases into the atmosphere. Those type of gases are emitted from the burning of fossil fuels, thermal, and nuclear power plants...

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