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The Geological Framework

Charles S. Hutchison

in The Physical Geography of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199248025
eISBN:
9780191917530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199248025.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

This chapter outlines the principal geological features of the region, extending from Myanmar and Taiwan in the north, southwards to include all the ASEAN countries, and extending as far as ... More


Coral Reefs of Southeast Asia: Controls, Patterns, and Human Impacts

T. Spencer and M. D. Spalding

in The Physical Geography of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199248025
eISBN:
9780191917530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199248025.003.0036
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

The intricate coastline of Southeast Asia, and its many islands and island groups—Indonesia alone has over 17 500 islands—contains 32 per cent (91 700 km2) of the world’s shallow coral reefs ... More


Landforms of Southeast Asia

Avijit Gupta

in The Physical Geography of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199248025
eISBN:
9780191917530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199248025.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

Southeast Asia is a corner of the continent of Asia which ends in an assemblage of peninsulas, archipelagos, and partially enclosed seas. Towards the northwest, the physical contact of this region ... More


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