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Geomorphic Processes in Arid Environments/ Geomorphologische Prozesse Arider Gebiete: Proceedings of the Jerusalem-Elat Symposium. Volume I Sections 1 and 2

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Series: Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie, Supplementband Volume: 20

By: AP Schick, DH Yaalon, A Yair and Karlheinz Kaiser

188 pages, 68 figs, 18 tabs, 36 photos

Gebrüder Borntraeger Verlag

Paperback | Dec 1974 | #140684 | ISBN: 3443210201
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Language: English


SCHICK, A. P., D. H. YAALON & A. YAIR: Preface V

Introduction VI

List of Participants VII

Program of Papers VIII

Géffson, R. & M. INBAR: The field study program of the Jerusalem-Elat Symposium, 1974. Reviews and summaries of Israeli research projects 1

I. Aeolian Landscapes and Processes

TSOAR, H.: Desert dunes morphology and dynamics, El Arish (Northern Sinai) 41

MAINGUET, M. & Y CALLOT: Air photo study of typology and interrelations between the texture and structure of done patterns in the Fachi-Bilma Erg, Sahara 62

ROOYEN, T. H. VAN & T. DU BURGER: Dispersal and sedimentary characteristics of sandy soil parent materials in semiarid South Africa 69

YAALON, D. H. & J. DAN: Accumulation and distribution of loess-derived deposits in the semi-desert and desert fringe areas of Israel 91

BUTLER, B. E.: A contribution towards the better specification of parna and some other aeolian clays in Australia 106

II. Landform Evolution and Dynamics

BULL, W. B.: Playa processes in the volcanic craters of the Sierra Pinacate, Sonora, Mexico 117

CLARK, D. M., C. W. MITCHELL & J. A. VARLEY: Geomorphic evolution of sediment filled solution hollows in some arid regions (Northwestern Sahara) 130

LATTMAN, L. H. & S. K. LAUFFENBURGER: Proposed role of gypsum in the formation of caliche 140

FANTRAN, A.: Nearest-neighbour analysis of inter-inselberg distance: A case study of the inselbergs of Southwestern Nigeria 150

MENSCHING, H. G.: Landforms as a dynamic expression of climatic factors in the Sahara and Sahel - A critical discussion 168

MECKELEIN, W.: Aride Verwitterong in Polargebieten im Vergleich zum subtropischen Wüstengürtel 178

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