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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1992)

Document title

Long-term landscape evolution in Australia

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

GALE S. J. ;

Abstract

The most important factor contributing to the survival of ancient landscapes in Australia is the low rate of denudation which the continent has experienced during the Mesozoic and Cenozoic. However, in order for landforms to have survived over such timespans, denudation must not only have been low, but must also have been highly localized over space and time. This has been the case both on a regional scale, with long-term denudation rates in central Australia contrasting with higher rates along the continental margins, and on a local scale, with denudation confined to valleys, leaving divides and interfluves almost unscathed

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Earth surface processes and landforms / ISSN 0197-9337 / CODEN ESPLDB

Editor : Wiley, Chichester - ROYAUME-UNI (1981)

Millesime : 1992, vol. 17, no4 [pp. 323-343]

Bibliographic references : 101 réf.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Bureau de recherches géologiques et minières - Orléans

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 17355

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