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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

2nd Edition
James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536

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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

2nd Edition
James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
Textbook Problem

Using Google Earth, identify the principal type of land-form at the following locations (latitude, longitude) and provide a brief discussion of how the landform developed.

  1. a. 33.805°N, 84.145°W
  2. b. 51.56°N, 116.36°W
  3. c. 39.134°N, 113.441°W
  4. d. 49.305°N, 121.241°W

(a)

To determine

The principal type of landform that is located at 33.805oN,84.145oW and describe about its formation.

Explanation

The principal landform type that is located at the given location is Stone Mountain. It is situated at Georgia. It is a type of igneous intrusion that is formed during the Carboniferous Period due t...

(b)

To determine

The principal type of landform that is located at 51.56oN,116.36oW and describe about its formation.

(c)

To determine

The principal type of landform that is located at 39.134oN,113.441oW and describe about its formation.

(d)

To determine

The principal type of landform that is located at 49.305oN,121.241oW and describe about its formation.

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