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The Resource Geography of coastal deserts

Geography of coastal deserts

Label
Geography of coastal deserts
Title
Geography of coastal deserts
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1903-1979
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Meigs, Peveril
Government publication
international or intergovernmental publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Arid zone research
Series volume
28
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  • Deserts
  • Coasts
Label
Geography of coastal deserts
Instantiates
Publication
Note
On label mounted on t.-p.: UNESCO Publication Center, New York
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 134-140
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. General aspects. The distinctiveness of coastal deserts -- The limits of coastal deserts -- Classification of coastal deserts -- Potential uses of coastal deserts : Desalinization ; Agricultural potentialities ; Grazing ; Minerals ; Fish ; Seaweed ; Salt ; Recreation ; Trade ; Tidal power ; Sun and wind -- pt. 2. Regional survey. Sector 1. Kathiawar-Kutch -- Sector 2. The Indus Delta -- Sector 3. Las Bela and Makran : Makran -- Sector 4. Iranian littoral of the Persian Gulf : The central littoral ; Harmozia ; Bushire -- Sector 5. Mesopotamian littoral : The river system ; Climate ; The Shatt-al-Arab and its levees ; The Khuzistan Plain ; The river basin marshes ; Coastal mud flats -- Sector 6. Arabian littoral of the Persian Gulf : Kuwait ; Kuwait-Saudi Arabia neutral zone ; The Hasa littoral ; Bahrein ; Qatar ; The Trucial coast -- Sector 7. Muscat -- Sector 8. Arabian south-east littoral : Climate ; Eastern subdivision ; Dhufar ; Hadhramaut ; Aden -- Sector 9. The Red Sea : Yemen Tihama -- Sector 10. The Hejaz, Asir and Tihama -- Sector 11. Sinai and the Negev -- Sector 12. Eastern desert littoral of Egypt -- Sector 13. Sudan and Eritrea -- Sector 14. Somali littoral, Gulf of Aden -- Sector 15. Somalia, East Coast -- Sector 16. Nile-Sinai Mediterranean littoral -- Sector 17. Qattara littoral -- Sector 18. Libyan littoral -- Sector 19. Tunisia -- Sector 20. The Níjar Desert : The Atlantic littoral of the Sahara -- Sector 21. Sous-Ifni Desert -- Sector 22. Spanish Sahara -- Sector 23. Mauritania -- Sector 24 and 25. Angola littoral and Namib Desert : Limits ; The Foggy Deset ; Terrain ; Economic geography and potentiality -- Sector 26. Southern Madagascar -- Sector 27 and 28. Western and Southern Australia : Western Australia littoral ; Southern Australia littoral -- Sector 29 to 33. North-western Mexico -- Sector 34 and 35. The North-west Peruvian Lowlands and the Peruvian Lomas : The North-west Peruvian Lowlands -- Sector 36. Atacama Desert : Definitions and limits ; Regions -- Sector 37. Eastern Patagonia -- Climatological tables
Control code
492945
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
140 pages
Lccn
66003715
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (1 folded)
System control number
(WaOLN)467884
Label
Geography of coastal deserts
Publication
Note
On label mounted on t.-p.: UNESCO Publication Center, New York
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 134-140
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. General aspects. The distinctiveness of coastal deserts -- The limits of coastal deserts -- Classification of coastal deserts -- Potential uses of coastal deserts : Desalinization ; Agricultural potentialities ; Grazing ; Minerals ; Fish ; Seaweed ; Salt ; Recreation ; Trade ; Tidal power ; Sun and wind -- pt. 2. Regional survey. Sector 1. Kathiawar-Kutch -- Sector 2. The Indus Delta -- Sector 3. Las Bela and Makran : Makran -- Sector 4. Iranian littoral of the Persian Gulf : The central littoral ; Harmozia ; Bushire -- Sector 5. Mesopotamian littoral : The river system ; Climate ; The Shatt-al-Arab and its levees ; The Khuzistan Plain ; The river basin marshes ; Coastal mud flats -- Sector 6. Arabian littoral of the Persian Gulf : Kuwait ; Kuwait-Saudi Arabia neutral zone ; The Hasa littoral ; Bahrein ; Qatar ; The Trucial coast -- Sector 7. Muscat -- Sector 8. Arabian south-east littoral : Climate ; Eastern subdivision ; Dhufar ; Hadhramaut ; Aden -- Sector 9. The Red Sea : Yemen Tihama -- Sector 10. The Hejaz, Asir and Tihama -- Sector 11. Sinai and the Negev -- Sector 12. Eastern desert littoral of Egypt -- Sector 13. Sudan and Eritrea -- Sector 14. Somali littoral, Gulf of Aden -- Sector 15. Somalia, East Coast -- Sector 16. Nile-Sinai Mediterranean littoral -- Sector 17. Qattara littoral -- Sector 18. Libyan littoral -- Sector 19. Tunisia -- Sector 20. The Níjar Desert : The Atlantic littoral of the Sahara -- Sector 21. Sous-Ifni Desert -- Sector 22. Spanish Sahara -- Sector 23. Mauritania -- Sector 24 and 25. Angola littoral and Namib Desert : Limits ; The Foggy Deset ; Terrain ; Economic geography and potentiality -- Sector 26. Southern Madagascar -- Sector 27 and 28. Western and Southern Australia : Western Australia littoral ; Southern Australia littoral -- Sector 29 to 33. North-western Mexico -- Sector 34 and 35. The North-west Peruvian Lowlands and the Peruvian Lomas : The North-west Peruvian Lowlands -- Sector 36. Atacama Desert : Definitions and limits ; Regions -- Sector 37. Eastern Patagonia -- Climatological tables
Control code
492945
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
140 pages
Lccn
66003715
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (1 folded)
System control number
(WaOLN)467884

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