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(International Georgraphical Congress, 27th en Anglais - 1992)

Document title

Slow soil movement as a global phenomenon

published at : Polish geographical investigations in different climato-geomorphological zones. Special issue

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

JAHN A. ;

Abstract

The slow movement of the soil depends on local factors (slope angle, moisture of the soil, vegetation cover) and on the latitudinal and altitudinal climatic zonal factors (temperature, precipitation). The rate of soil movement in the polar (periglacial) zone is the highest on the globe. It is, as mass movement of the soil, three times higher than in the alpine zone. The soil creep processes in temperate climates are relatively small but greater than in the tropic zone. The smallest soil movement is in the arid and semi-arid zone

Source

Congrès

International Georgraphical Congress, 27th , INCONNU ()

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

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

Millesime : 1992, no 60 [pp. 5-24]

Bibliographic references : 58 réf.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 12059

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