Geomorphology

The extraordinary diversity of landscape types and forms that makes up the natural environment of Switzerland is attributable, on the one hand, to the large-scale geological and tectonic situation (e.g., alpine nappe structure, folds of the Jura). The topographic division of Switzerland into 3 regions: the Alps (approx. 60% of the area), the Midlands (30%) and the Jura (10%) mainly reflects the

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Geomorphology

Tags: Nature and Environment, Geology and raw materials, Geology and tectonics, Soils, Ice age, Hydrology, Glacier, Geology
Spatial extent: Switzerland
Time: 1975 – 2016
Distinction: Overview, Detail