Physical Geography

  title={Physical Geography},
  author={Arthur Holmes},
PHYSICAL geography is already represented by numerous elementary text-books, and by other more ambitious works, most of which deal with particular branches of the subject. Mr. Lake's book occupies an intermediate position, being suitable for the needs of teachers and university students. The result is admirable, and the author is to be congratulated, not only on the accuracy of the subject matter, but also on the lucidity and attractiveness of his treatment.Physical Geography.By P. Lake. Pp. xx… 

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