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Published by Cambridge U.P. in Cambridge, London .
Written in English



  • Australia.,
  • New Guinea.


  • Physical geography -- Australia,
  • Physical geography -- New Guinea

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementedited by J.N. Jennings and J.A. Mabbutt, with a foreword by Professor E.S. Hills.
ContributionsMabbutt, J. A.
LC ClassificationsGB381 .J4 1967b
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 434 p.
Number of Pages434
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5536927M
LC Control Number67013805

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  Landform Studies from Australia and New Guinea. J. N. Jennings and J. A. Mabbutt, Eds. Cambridge University Press, New York, xxiv + pp., illus. $Author: Robert P. Sharp. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jennings, J.N. (Joseph Newell). Landform studies from Australia and New Guinea. Cambridge, London, Cambridge U.P.,   Description. Written by seventeen earth-scientists about regions which they have made their own through detailed field studies, these essays reflect the increased interest in the scientific study of landforms in Australia in the last fifteen years, with special concern for general by: Landform Studies from Australia and New Guinea. Author(s) Jennings, J.N.; Marbutt, J.A. Publisher: Canberra.: Australian National University Press Country:AU. Country:PG. On paper: Keyword(s) (cab) Australian Oceania / New Zealand Oceania / Australia / Papua New Guinea: Categories: Soil Science (General) Publication type: Monograph.

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  Australia and Oceania has more than a hundred different species of fruit bats. The few native land animals in Australia and Oceania are unusual. Australia and Oceania is the only place in the world that is home to monotremes—mammals that lay eggs. All monotremes are native to Australia and Papua New Guinea. Oceania contains a wide variety of landforms, with most of the significant ones located in the countries of Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. And because most of the islands of Oceania are small in size (mere dots on the map), it's impossible for us to show their individual landforms on a . Australia, New Zealand & Papua New Guinea - Culture for Kids - Children's Cultural Studies Books by Professor Gusto. Paperback $ Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store purchase. GEOMORPHOLOGY CONCEPT The surface of Earth [1] is covered with various landforms, a number of which are discussed in various entries throughout this book. This essay is devoted to the study of landforms themselves, a subdiscipline of the geologic sciences known as geomorphology.