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Geography (physical)


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Welcome to Physical Geography subject guide!

This subject guide recommends useful resources for research in the area of physical geography. They are categorized by the type of material. Please use the tabs on the left menu to explore these resources. Please feel free to contact me if you need some assistance. I am available for one-on-one consultation. 

If the Library doesn’t have the articles or books that you need, you may request them through COLOMBO (InterLibrary Loan) or email me the suggestion. We may be able to purchase a copy for the Library.

If you need to access McGill Library’s electronic resources, such as e-books, e-journals or article databases from off-campus, you need to log into EZproxy or VPN.

Call numbers of materials in Physical Geography

You can browse the shelves using the following call numbers:

  • G1-922    Geography (General)
  • GA1-1776    Mathematical geography. Cartography
  • GB3-5030    Physical Geography
  • GB400-649    Geomorphology. Landforms. Terrain
  • GB651-2998    Hydrology. Water
  • GB5000-5030    Natural disasters
  • GE1-350    Environmental sciences

Note that a significant number of books are available in the electronic format. Please use the Library Catalog to explore our collection.



Search WorldCat Discovery for McGill's entire collection of resources: books, journals & articles, multimedia, and other resources, in both print or electronic format.


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Jennifer Zhao
Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering

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