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Geography of the Mediterranean Region

Ellen Churchill Semple

Geography of the Mediterranean Region

Its Relation to Ancient History.

by Ellen Churchill Semple

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Published by Constable and Co in London .
Written in English


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Pagination738p. ;
Number of Pages738
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Open LibraryOL15522174M


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In biogeography, the Mediterranean Basin / ˌ m ɛ d ɪ t ə ˈ r eɪ n i ə n / (also known as the Mediterranean region or sometimes Mediterranea) is the region of lands around the Mediterranean Sea that have a Mediterranean climate, with mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers, which supports characteristic Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub vegetation.

The Mediterranean Sea is a large sea or body of water that is located between Europe, northern Africa, and southwestern Asia.

Its total area issquare miles (2, sq km) and its greatest depth is located off the coast of Greece at around 16, feet (5, m) deep. It traces the development of the Mediterranean landscape over very long timescales and examines modern processes and key environmental issues in a wide range of settings.

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This book examines the landscapes and processes at the margins of these continents and the distinctive marine environment between them. Ian Candy, Proceedings of the Geologists' Association The main strength of the book lies in its impressive detail on the physical geography of this region, which makes it an unrivalled resource on the physical geography of the Mediterranean in one volume.

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About this Book Catalog Record Details. The geography of the Mediterranean region; its relation to Semple, Ellen Churchill, View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. The Mediterranean is the only region on Earth where three continents meet and this interaction has produced a very distinctive Physical Geography.

This book examines the landscapes and processes at the margins of these continents and the distinctive marine environment between mikemccarthycomedy.com: OUP Oxford. Geography. The Mediterranean was once a deep, dry valley, some five million years ago, dividing the three continents, Europe, Africa and Asia, until a cataclysmic broach was made in the retaining wall, which kept out the Atlantic Ocean in the West, towards present-day Gibraltar.

The concept of ‘‘Mediterranean’’ climate is characterized by mild wet winters and warm to hot, dry summers and may occur on the west side of continents between about 30 and 40 latitude.

However, the presence of a relatively large mass of water is unique to the actual Mediterranean region. The Mediterranean Sea is a marginal and semi. Geography, Religion, Gods, and Saints in the Eastern Mediterranean explores the influence of geography on religion and highlights a largely unknown story of religious history in the Eastern Mediterranean.

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The narrow Strait of Gibraltar to the west is the only outlet to the Atlantic Ocean. Its total area issquare miles, and its greatest depth is off the coast of Greece, where it is 16, feet deep. Mediterranean Region Rights & Access The maps in the Map Collections materials were either published prior toproduced by the United States government, or both (see catalogue records that accompany each map for information regarding date of publication and source).

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