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Coral Islands, atolls, 392    Cordillleera Blanca, Peru, 76
Cordillera Central, Peru, 76    Cordillera, geologic evolution, 32
Cordillera Negra, Peru, 76    Cordillera Occidental, 438, 442
Cordillera Oriental, 438, 442    Cordilleran accretionary terranes, 48
Coriolis effect, 447    Cornwallis fold belt, 68
Cottonball Basin, 40    Crater Lake, Oregon, 202
Craters of the Moon, Idaho, 204
Crescentic dunes, 454
   Saudi Arabia, 458    Crevasse splays, Mackenzie River delta, 340
Cross-folding, India, 136    Cuddapah Basin, 136
Cuesta (cotes)
   France, 80       North Africa, 464
   Saudi Arabia, 16    Cumberland Plateau, 58
Cuspate spits, Brazil, 362    Dalmatian coast, 370
Damara Mountain Belt, Namibia, 100    Danakil Depression, 108
Danube River delta, Romania, 319, 324    Darling Fault, Australia, 394
Dasht-E-Lut, Iran, 498    Dead Sea, 110,112, 266, 642
Death Valley, California, 34, 40, 484    Deccan Plateau, India, 238
Defiance Upwarp, Arizona, 12    Deimos, Martian moon, 616
Delta, Colorado River Delta, 645    Delta plain, alaska, 338
Delta plain, Amu Darya River delta, U.S.S.R., 350    Delta plain, Lena River delta, 342
Deltas
   environments, 319       factors in development, 317
   landforms, 317    Denali fault, Alaska, 50
Dendritic drainage, 255
   South Yemen, 268    Desert pavement, 452
Desert soils, 450    Desert varnish, 453
Desertification, 456
Deserts, 447
   Algeria, 470       Antarctica, 490
   Atacama Desert, 478       blowouts, 452
   dunes, 454       erosion, 452
   features, 449       Grand Erg Occidental, 464
   Grand Erg Oriental, 468       Great Sandy Desert, Australia, 492
   Lake Chad, 472       Lop Nur, China, 508
   Lut Desert, Iran, 496       Mars, 449, 488
   Mojave Desert, California, 484       Mu Us Sandy Land, China, 502
   Namib Desert, 474       plants, 451
   remote sensing, 456       resources, 455
   Saudi Arabia, 458       Simpson Desert, Australia, 494
   Sonoran Desert, Arizona, 482       Sonoran Desert, Mexico, 480
   Taklimakan Desert, China, 510 512       Tengger Desert, China, 504
   Thar Desert, India/Pakistan, 500       Turpan Depression, China, 506
   types, 448       Venus, 449
   water, 452       yardangs, 452
Devils river, Texas, 260    Differential erosion, 42
Dinaric Mountains, Yugoslavia, 422    Dinarides, 82
Dione, 630    Distributaries, Mississippi River delta, 320
Distributary channels, Mali, 298    Distributary pattern, 258
Dome dunes, 455
   Saudi Arabia, 458    Dongting Swamp, China, 290
Drainage basins, 255    Drainage density, 255, 260
Drainage patterns, 255
   classification, 257
Drumlins
   Canada, 574, 576       Ireland, 574, 658
   Sweden, 570    Dry Falls, Washington, 312
Dry Valleys, Antarctica, 490    Dunefield, Nafud-Qunayfidhah, Saudi
   Arabia,16
Dunes, 658
   crescentic, 454       dome, 455
   linear, 454       Nebraska Sand Hills, 486
   parabolic, 455, 486       simple, compand, complex, 455
   star, 454    Dynamic equilibrium, 4
East African rift, 440    East China Sea, delta, 330
East Pacific Rise, 31    Edwards Plateau, Texas, 260
Elat, Israel-Jordon, 266    Electromagnetic radiation, 680
Elgygytgyn Crater, Siberia, U.S.S.R., 669    Ellesmere Island, 544
Emi Koussi, Chad, 230    Empty Quarter, Saudi Arabia, 460
Enceladus, 630
End moraine
   Greenland, 566       Iceland, 566
Endogenic landforms, 27    Eolian, atmospheric circulation, 447
Eolian deposition, 454    Eolian landforms, 447
Eolian processes, erosion, 452    Eolian transportation, 453
Equifinality, 4, 667    Equilibrium, 4
Erg chech, central Sahara, 462, 466
Escarpment, Red Sea, 118
   South Africa, 232    Estuaries, Chesapeake Bay, 400
Estuary, Hsi (Pearl) River, China, 332    Euphrates River, Iraq, 346
Europa, 626    Everglades, Florida, 384
Extraterrestrial landforms, 599    Eyjabakkaj√∂kull, Iceland, 556
Fairweather fault, Alaska, 364    Falkland Islands, coast, 366
Fandelta, Iran, 292    Feedback system, 4
Felsenmeer, Canda, 68    Fen He (Fen River), China, 264
Flinders Range, Australia, 166    Finger Lakes, Alaska, 426
Finke River Gorge, Australia, 20
Fjord, Greenland, 564
   Norway, 364, 564    Flinders River, Australia, 6
Flood basalts, India, 238    Floodplains, 259
Florida, Cape Canaveral coast, 382    Florida karst, 420
Florida Keys, 384
Fluvial
   classification, 256       Edwards Plateau, 260
   flood, 288       landforms, 255
   meandering, 278       South Yemen, 268
   structural infuence, 255
Fold belt
   Himalaya, 134       Iran, 122
Fracture orientations, Grenville Front, 62

 

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