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Introduction to Geography
By Arthur Getis
Judith Getis
Jerome D. Fellmann
Chapter 3
Physical Geography: Landforms
Overview
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Geologic Time
Movements of the Continents
Earth Materials
Tectonic Forces
Gradational Processes
Erosional Agents and Deposition
Landform Regions
Geologic Time
 Continental Drift
 Plate Tectonics
Movements of the Continents
 Asthenosphere
 Pangaea
 Subduction
Earth Materials
 Igneous Rocks
 Sedimentary Rocks
 Metamorphic Rocks
Tectonic Forces
 Diastrophism
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Broad Warping
Folding
Faulting
Earthquakes
 Volcanism
Gradational Processes
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Mechanical Weathering
Chemical Weathering
Soils
Gravity Transfer
Erosional Agents and Deposition
 Running Water
 Stream Landscapes
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in Humid Areas
in Arid Areas
Groundwater
Glaciers
Waves and Currents
Wind
Landform Regions
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Plains
Hills and Low Tablelands
High Tablelands
Mountains
Widely Spaced Mountains
Basins or Depressions