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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2006)

Document title

Danxia landform genesis of the Qiyun Mountain, Anhui Province

Abstract

The Danxia landform of Qiyun Mountain is mainly developed on the red granule conglomerates named Xiaoyan Group of middle Cretaceous series, which is controlled mainly by 3 faulted zones.After undergoing the processes of vertical joint development, weathering, denudation and transportation, as well as evidently differential weathering and denudation influenced by lithology and structure between sandstone and conglomerate, the grand Danxia landscape consisting of peak forests, steep cliffs, caves, mesas, castellated peaks, natural bridges and so on formed. The 3 nick points located respectively at 585 m, 400 m and 150 m generally reflect the 3 dominated uplifting processes during the neotectonism

Source

Article of periodic

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

Editor : CHINE

Millesime : 2006, vol. 16, no1 [pp. 45-56]

Bibliographic references : 15 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

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