The landforms of Japan / Torao Yoshikawa, Sohei Kaizuka and Yoko Ota
- Yoshikawa, Torao, 1922-
- Tokyo : University of Tokyo Press, 
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- viii, 222 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Kaizuka, Sōhei, 1926-
Ōta, Yōko, 1928-
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- OUTLINE OF JAPANESE LANDFORMS: Tectonic features -- Climate and the denudation processes -- Characteristics of denudation relief -- TECTONIC LANDFORMS: Concepts of quaternary tectonics and growth of tectonic relief -- Distribution of tectonic landforms -- Examples of tectonic landforms -- VOLCANIC LANDFORMS: Types and distribution of volcanoes -- Growth features of Fuji, Hakone, Aira, and Sakura-jima volcanoes -- MOUNTAINS: Characteristics of Japanese mountains -- Growth features of Japanese mountains -- Glacial and periglacial landforms -- PLAINS AND COASTS: Geomorphic surfaces and quaternary chronology, especially in the south Kanto district -- Types and regional characteristics of Japanese plains -- CONTEMPORARY GEOMORPHIC PROCESSES: Contemporary geomorphic processes and disasters caused by seismic and volcanic activities -- Man’s role in geomorphic processes.
- Includes index.
- Bibliography Note:
- Bibliography: pages 205-213.
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