The History of the Study of Landforms Volume 2

The Life and Work of William Morris Davis

By R. P. Beckinsale, R. J. Chorley, A J Dunn

© 1973 – Routledge

874 pages

Purchasing Options:
Paperback: 9780415567954
pub: 2009-11-12
Hardback: 9780416268904
pub: 1973-04-12

About the Book

This volume is entirely devoted to the life and work of the world's most famous geomorphologist, William Morris Davis (1850-1934). It contains a treatment in depth of Davis' many contributions to the study of landforms including:

  • the cycle of erosion
  • denudation chronology
  • arid and karst geomorphology
  • the coral reef problem.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Youth Part 2: Maturity Part 3: Old age Part 4: Final Rejuvenation

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography