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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
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2nd Edition
James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
Textbook Problem

Describe how the form of the feature discussed in question 8, occupying much of the south-central part of the map, changes from east to west (right to left) across the map. Does that southern region of the map consist of one or two individual examples of the landform type that you identified in question 8? Explain.

To determine

The way by which the feature discussed in question 8 that occupies much of the south-central part of the map changes from east to west (right to left) across the map. Also, describe whether the southern region of the map consists of one or two individual examples of the landform type that are identified in question 8.

Explanation

The large zone of almost parallel, curved contours in the south-central part of the map is an alluvial fan and is formed by the action of rivers. Therefore, it is fluvial in origin. At least three such features can be identified on the given map...

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