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Alluvial Fans: A Field Approach

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By: Andrzej H Rachocki and Michael Church

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1990 | #83262 | ISBN: 0471916943
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Contents

Part 1 alluvial fans in recent environmental settings: the alluvial fan problem, S.A.Lecce; quaternary alluvial fans in the Karakoram mountains, E.Derbyshire and L.A.Owen; ice marginal ramps and alluvial fans in semi-arid mountains - convergence and differences, M.Kuhle; anatomy of a White Mountains debris flow - the making of an alluvial fan, Ch.B.Beaty; alluvial fans in Japan and South Korea, K.Ono; humid fans of the Appalachian Mountains, R.Craig Kochel; the Chandigarh Dun alluvial fans - an analysis of the process-form relationship, A.B.Mukerji; morphology of the Kosi mega-fan, K.Gohain and B.Parkash; the protage la Prairie 'floodplan fan', W.F.Rannie; fan deltas-alluvial fans in coastal settings, W.A.Wescott and F.G.Ethridge; the Yallahs fan delta - a coastal fan in a humid tropical climate, W.A.Wescott. Part 2 alluvial fans in studies of palaeogeomorphology: evolution of the alluvial fans of the Alfold, Z.Borsy; factors influencing Quaternary alluvial fan development in southeast Spain, A.M.Harvey; Long-term palaeochannel evolution during episodic growth of an exhumed Plio-Pleistocene alluvial fan, Oman, J.Maizels; the Leba river alluvial fan and its palaeogeomorphological significance, A.H.Rachocki. Part 3 alluvial fans - a scene of human activity: development of alluvial fans in the foothills of the Darjeeling Himalays and their geomorphological and pedological characteristics, S.R.Basu and S.Sarkar; hazard management on fans, with examples from British Columbia, R.Kellerhals and M.Church; artificial recharge of aquifers in alluvial fans in Mexico, N.Otero San Vicente; geomorphic appraisals for development on two steep, active alluvial fans, Mt Cook, New Zealand, E.E.Whitehouse and M.J.McSaveney.

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