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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2005)

Document title

Comparative studies of Danxia landforms in China

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

QI DELI ; YU RONG ; ZHANG RENSHUN ; GE YUNJIAN ; LI JIALIN ;

Abstract

Based on relevant research and investigations, 3 congregated areas of Danxia landform in China are discussed in this paper : the southeast, the southwest and the northwest. Not only the conditions of geology and geography of the 3 areas but also the differences of Danxia landforms of the 3 areas are analyzed. The Danxia landscape, characterized by upright-shaped peaks, Danxia mesa, stone wall, cave and vertical cave often presents in the southeast area. The landscape of southwest area is characterised by Danxia escarpment faces and waterfalls. In the northwest area, the Danxia landscape has the traits of arid areas. Finally, the AA. explore the causes which lead differences in landform and also explains the landform and the external processes

Source

Article of periodic

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

Editor : CHINE

Millesime : 2005, vol. 15, no3 [pp. 337-345]

Bibliographic references : 39 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

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