Applied Geography: Principles and Practice: An Introduction to Useful Research in Physical, Environmental and Human Geography

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2.1 Changes in the Wardie Ice Shelf, Antarctica 28
2.2 Forest fires in the Amazon 30
3.1 Damage due to acid precipitation on the ‘Nunnery’, part of the Mayan complex at Uxmal, Mexico 47
5.1 The lower part of the 1992-3 lava flows on Mount Etna 72
5.2 The outskirts of the town of Zafferana Etnae, in the front line of the lava flow 72
6.1 Rainfall-triggered soil landslides in a part of New Zealand that has been deforested within the last 100 years 85
6.2 Destruction in the suburb of Abbotsford, caused by the block slide of 8 August 1979 86
7.1 House raising against flooding in Lismore, NSW, Australia 100
8.1 A developed coast: Waikiki, Honolulu 110
8.2 Managed realignment of an estuarine shoreline: Tollesbury Fleet, Blackwater estuary,Essex, England 118
9.1 Flooding of Flixton Road, Carrington, Greater Manchester, in December 1991 128
9.2 The aggraded, embanked channel of the Rio Guadelmedina at Malaga, Spain 129
10.1 Water supply during a mains failure in the Headingley district of Leeds, 1991 141
12.1 Modern centre-pivot irrigation system, southern Spain 173
12.2 Traditional irrigated agriculture along the Zayandel River in Iran 176
13.1 The first stages in a complex fuelwood supply chain in Pakistan 189
13.2 A ridge-top village in northern Yemen 191
14.1 Deforestation in northern Honduras, 1996 204
14.2 Deforested hillsides surround a new hill station, Khasauli, Himachal Pradesh 205
15.1 A habitat fragment—a small wood in an agricultural landscape 227
15.2 An Indian forest officer making an arrest for illegal cutting of timber, 1920 233
16.1 Cannock Chase Country Park, Staffordshire, England 241
16.2 Landscapes of the south west New Zealand World Heritage area, South Island, New Zealand 242
16.3 Kata Tjuta in Uluru National Park, Northern Territory, Australia 242
16.4 Agricultural landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales 243
18.1 A ‘packaged, themed experience’ at Shantytown, near Greymouth, New Zealand 266
18.2 The shire horse centre near Plymouth, Devon 267
19.1 Diversifying the farm business into alternative (non-agricultural) enterprises 280

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