(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2003)

Document title

Geomorphologic characteristics and origin of the valley bottom troughs at the site of three Gorges Dam

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

LI X. ; YANG D. ; KE X. ; ZHOU L. ; CHEN D. ; YANG T. ; XUE G. ;


This paper describes valley bottom troughs of the Changiang River and infers the geomorphology development of troughs. The deep troughs are formed by river downcutting along the structural zones on the background of regional tectonic uplift. Trough deepening is due to jet currents with pebbles. The trend of the troughs is controlled is controlled by lenghtways fissure structures


Article of periodic

published at : Journal of geographical sciences. Acta geographica sinica / ISSN 1009-637X

Editor : CHINE

Millesime : 2003, vol. 13, no4 [pp. 507-512]

Bibliographic references : 6 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;




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