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Research in fluvial geomorphology

proceedings of the 5th Guelph Symposium on Geomorphology
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Geomorphology -- Research -- Congresses., Rivers -- Congre
Other titlesResearch in fluvial systems
Statementedited by R. Davidson-Arnott, W. Nickling ; foreword by C. T. Bloomfield.
GenreCongresses.
SeriesGeographical publication -- no. 5
ContributionsNickling, W. G. (William George), Davidson-Arnott, Robin G. D., 1947-, University of Guelph. Dept. of Geography.
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LC ClassificationsGB"561"G84"1977
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Pagination214 p. :
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Open LibraryOL20137462M
ISBN 100860940136

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Introduction There is no general theory of geomorphology. We cannot cast the subject in a single equation, or set of equations. As with geology, geomorphology is a tangle of physics, chemistry, biology and history. It is also geometry, as the geomorphology plays out in a.