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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2002)

Document title

The changing landforms of Finland

published at : Finland - Nature, Society, and Regions. Special issue, with CD-ROM

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

TIKKANEN M. ;

Abstract

The A. examines briefly the general outlines of the relief in Finland, bedrock and surficial landforms, their origins, and the factors that have affected their development. The basic framework for the relief in Finland is formed by the highly eroded Precambrian bedrock. The most notable among the landforms dating from after the deglaciation (12,000-9000 years ago) are clay plains, river valleys, beach and dune formations and mires. Particularly the glaciofluvial landforms have been badly spoiled by human activity in places, in the form of the large-scale extraction of sand and gravel

Source

Thematical fascicle

published at : Fennia / ISSN 0015-0010

Editor : Societas Geographica Fenniae, Helsinki - FINLANDE (1889- 2009)

Millesime : 2002, vol. 180, no 1-2 [pp. 21-30]

Bibliographic references : 48 ref.

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

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