Contents: Preface. 1. History of the earth. 2. Climate and weather. 3. Mountains, plains and plateaus. 4. Earthquake and volcanoes. 5. Natural vegetation. 6. Hydrosphere. 7. Deserts. 8. Cloud, rain and ground water. 9. Pedogenesis. 10. Landform and its evolution. 11. Weathering and erosion. 12. Lakes and islands.
"This book contains the fundamental and basic information of physical geography and the selection of contents makes it an appropriate textbook for the students. The publication includes history of the earth; climate and weather; mountains, plains and plateaus; earthquake and volcanoes; natural vegetation; hydrosphere; deserts; cloud, rain and ground water; lakes and islands etc." (jacket)