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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1990)

Document title

Geomorphology of the Himalaya : a climato-tectonic framework

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

WHITEHOUSE I. E. ;

Abstract

This paper describes the plate tectonics setting, geology, topography, precipitation, erosion processes, sediment yield, and geomorphology of the Himalaya, and, using a climato-tectonic framework, discusses the north-south variation in geomorphology across the Himalaya. The paper concentrates on the Nepal Himalaya, where erosion rates, geomorphology, and geology are better known

Source

Article of periodic

published at : New Zealand geographer / ISSN 0028-8144 / CODEN NZGGAS

Editor : New Zealand Geographical Society, Christchurch - NOUVELLE-ZELANDE (1945)

Millesime : 1990, vol. 46, no2 [pp. 75-85]

Bibliographic references : 52 réf.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 19020

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