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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 landforms at the following locations (latitude, longitude) and provide a brief discussion of how the landform developed and why the landform is found in that location.

  1. a. 36.4155°N, 116.8079°W
  2. b. 36.9765°N, 110.1536°W
  3. c. 23.42°S, 14.77°E
  4. d. 25.35°S, 131.03°E
  5. e. 32.77°N, 106.21°W

(a)

To determine

The landforms that located at the location 36.4155oN,116.8079oW (latitude, longitude) and provide a brief description about the landform development and reason for its occurrence in the given location.

Explanation

A type of dry region in which soft sedimentary rocks and clay rich soil are eroded by the action of wind and water is termed as Badlands...

(b)

To determine

The landforms that located at the location 36.9765oN,110.1536oW (latitude, longitude) and provide a brief description about the landform development and reason for its occurrence in the given location.

(c)

To determine

The landforms that are located at the location 23.42oS,14.77oE (latitude, longitude) and provide a brief description about the landform development and reason for its occurrence in the given location.

(d)

To determine

The landforms that are located at the location 25.35oS,131.03oE (latitude, longitude) and provide a brief description about the landform development and reason for its occurrence in the given location.

(e)

To determine

The landforms that are located at the location 32.77oN,106.21oW (latitude, longitude) and provide a brief description about the landform development and reason for its occurrence in the given location.

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