Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-4 of 4 items

  • Keywords: Drake Passage x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Tectonism, Climate, and Landscape Change

Antony R. Orme

in The Physical Geography of South America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195313413
eISBN:
9780197562475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195313413.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

Earth’s physical landscapes are framed initially by tectonism, reshaped by climate, garnished by plants and animals, and modified by human activity. Tectonism constructs the physical framework of ... More


The Ice Returns

Jan Zalasiewicz and Mark Williams

in The Goldilocks Planet: The 4 billion year story of Earth's climate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199593576
eISBN:
9780191918018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199593576.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Among the marvellous fossils retrieved from Seymour Island—a thin strip of land near the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, is a giant penguin that lived forty ... More


The Last of the Warmth

Jan Zalasiewicz and Mark Williams

in The Goldilocks Planet: The 4 billion year story of Earth's climate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199593576
eISBN:
9780191918018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199593576.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

The Pan-American Highway rises in the far north of the Americas at Prudhoe Bay, Alaska and, except for a small gap in Panama, runs the entire length of the two ... More


Fire and the Coming of the Modern World

Andrew C. Scott

in Burning Planet: The Story of Fire Through Time

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198734840
eISBN:
9780191916847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198734840.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology

What kind of world dawned after the K/P boundary? We know from studies across localities in the USA that there is evidence of frequent wildfires continuing into the earliest Paleogene. But what ... More


View: