(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2009)

Document title

Formation and development of stream potholes in a gorge in Guangdong

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

WANG W. (1) ; LIANG M. (2) ; HUANG S. (1) ;
(1) Geography and Quaternary Environment Inst., South China Normal Univ., Guangzhou, CHINE
(2) Tourism Inst., Jinan Univ., Guangzhou, CHINE


This paper examines potholes on the streambed at the head of a gorge 200 m deep. Statistic analysis of geometric features of the stream potholes measured in the field, combined with relate field observations, reveals the origins, formation and development of the potholes. The conclusion of the study can provide valuable information for improving the understanding of Quaternary environment in Guangdong


Article of periodic

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

Editor : CHINE

Millesime : 2009, vol. 19, no1 [pp. 118-128]

Bibliographic references : 21 ref.

Collation : 7 fig.



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