Landscapes and landforms of Slovakia / Milan Lehotský, Martin Boltižiar, editors.

Landscapes and Landforms of the Slovakia provides an attractive physiographical overview of the most prominent landscapes of Slovakia and the distinctive landforms associated with them. It describes the main driving factors leading to their evolution and importance for geoconservation and geotourism...

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Other Authors: Lehotský, Milan, Boltižiar, Martin
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2022.
Series:World geomorphological landscapes.
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Table of Contents:
  • Short History of Geomorphological Research and Geomorphological Division of Slovakia
  • Part I Physical Environment
  • Outline of Geology and Cenozoic Evolution of Slovakia
  • Climate in the Past and Present in the Slovak Landscapes
  • The Central European Context
  • Geomorphological History of Slovak Landscape
  • Part II Landscapes and Landforms
  • Unique Glacial Landscape on the Roof of the Carpathians
  • Tatras Mts
  • The Longest and the Most Symmetrical Mountain Ridge of Slovakia--Low Tatra Mts
  • Horst Structure and Planation Surfaces
  • Little Carpathians Mts
  • Genesis and Development of the Volcanic Landscape in the Slovenské stredohorie Mts
  • Polygenetic Relief in the Foreland of Glacially Sculptured Mountains
  • Podtatranská kotlina Basin
  • Limestone Klippen Belt
  • Atypical Landforms in Flysch Uplands
  • Results of the Morphotectonics and Fluvial Activity of Intramountain
  • Basins: The Turčianska Kotlina and Žiarska Kotlina Basins
  • Inland Delta and Its Two Large Rivers: Danube Plain, the Danube and Váh Rivers
  • Unique Floodplain and Aeolian Landforms: Záhorská Nížina Lowland
  • Fan-Shaped Drainage Network, Glacis and Loess Tables: Východoslovenská Nížina Lowland
  • A Unique Braided-Wandering River in Slovakia: Recent Development and Future of the Belá River
  • Fluvial Imprints in Flysh Valley Bottoms
  • Topľa and Ondava Valleys
  • Slovak Karst: Surface and Subsurface Geodiversity of the Karst Plateau in the Temperate Climate Zone
  • Slovenský Raj
  • The Land of Karst Plateaus, Gorges and Waterfalls
  • Permanent Gullies as Important Indicators of Past Environmental Changes
  • Landslides in Slovakia
  • Spatial Diversity, Activity and Impacts on Society
  • Part III Geoheritage and Landscape Protection
  • Geoheritage, Historical and Cultural Landscape and Its Protection in Slovakia
  • Geotourism and Geoparks
  • Promoting Geoheritage and Geodiversity to People.