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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1991)

Document title

The genesis of terraces in the three gorge valley of the Yangtze River

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

YANG DAYUAN ;

Abstract

Based on field survey, chemical and mineral analyses, archaeological data, radiocarbones dates, and pollen diagram, a hypothesis is presented that the rock planes of terraces and their overlying gravels and fine flood sediments were developed in underwater conditions. The coarse gravel layers between bedrocks and fine flood sediments are the relics from erosion

Source

Article of periodic

published at : The Journal of Chinese geography / ISSN 0218-1444

Editor : Guoji Translation and Publishing, Singapore - SINGAPOUR (1990- 2000)

Millesime : 1991, vol. 2, no2 [pp. 14-20]

Bibliographic references : 5 réf.

Language

Anglais

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