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Glacier Ice: Revised Edition Austin Post

Glacier Ice: Revised Edition

Austin Post

Published March 1st 2000
ISBN : 9780295979106
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The awesome beauty and majesty of glaciers, the world of ice which has shaped and reshaped large parts of the earths surfaces, are presented here through more than 100 photographs and a closely integrated, informed text. Austin Posts series ofMoreThe awesome beauty and majesty of glaciers, the world of ice which has shaped and reshaped large parts of the earths surfaces, are presented here through more than 100 photographs and a closely integrated, informed text. Austin Posts series of aerial photographs of glaciers along the North Pacific Coast of North America and into the interior ranges of Alaska is supplemented with ground-based photographs from the Himalayas, Switzerland, Chile, and other parts of the world. The authors clearly explain the features illustrated. Their discussion of the effects of glaciers on the landscape, formation and mass balance, flow and fluctuations, moraines, ogives, and surface details is fascinating for the general reader as well as the expert.First published in 1971 and long out of print, Glacier Ice is reissued in a completely redesigned edition.