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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). Briefly explain how each landform developed and why it is found in that general area.

  1. a. 59.75°N, 140.59°W
  2. b. 42.73°N, 76.73°W
  3. c. 54.06°N, 98.71°W
  4. d. 43.5332°S, 170.3005°E
  5. e. 44.52°S, 168.84°E

a)

To determine

The identification regarding the landforms at the location with a latitude of 59.75°N, longitude 140.59°W using Google Earth and brief description of landform and the reason why it is found in the general area.

Explanation

Using google maps, the landform features at the location with a latitude of 59.75°N, longitude 140.59°W is identified as an End moraine.

The sediment load carried forward in a “conveyor belt of ice” or pushed ahe...

b)

To determine

The identification regarding the landforms at the location with a latitude of 42.73°N, longitude 76.73°W using Google Earth and brief description of landform and the reason why it is found in the general area.

c)

To determine

The identification regarding the landforms at the location with a latitude of 54.06°N, longitude 98.71°W using Google Earth and brief description of landform and the reason why it is found in the general area.

d)

To determine

The identification regarding the landforms at the location with a latitude of 43.5332°S, longitude 170.3005°E using Google Earth and brief description of landform and the reason why it is found in the general area.

e)

To determine

The identification regarding the landforms at the location with a latitude of 44.52°S, longitude 168.84°E using Google Earth and brief description of landform and the reason why it is found in the general area.

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