(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2012)

Document title

18th-20th century flood-induced changes in the landscapes of the Mała Wisła Valley within the Qświęcimska Basin

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

CZAJA S.W. (1) ;
(1) Univ. of Silesia, Fac. of Earth Sciences, Dep. of Physical Geography, Sosnowiec, POLOGNE


Shaping the Little Vistula Valley allowed economic use to be made of it by the early Middle Ages. At first, this took the form of the constructing of many mill streams, but then the system of fish ponds characteristic of the Valley landscape to this day was also put in place (in the 16th-17th centuries). Numerous floods regularly devastated the ponds, and the receding of floodwaters was followed by the rebuilding of ponds. This brought significant changes in the landscape of the valley


Article of periodic

published at : Geographia polonica / ISSN 0016-7282 / CODEN GGPLAE

Editor : Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Warszawa - POLOGNE (1964)

Millesime : 2012, vol. 85, no4 [pp. 23-31]

Bibliographic references : 15 ref.

Collation : 7 fig.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 12059

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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.7163/GPol2012.4.22

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