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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2000)

Document title

Origin and development of tafoni in Tunnel Spring Tuff, Crystal Peak, Utah, USA

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

MCBRIDE E.F. ; PICARD M.D. ;

Abstract

This paper concerns a type of cavernous weathering that is well developed on the flanks of Crystal Peak. The recesses, with their visors and large cavities, have the character of typical tafoni. Tafoni at Crystal Peak are remarkable because of their size, shape in elevation of their openings (spherical, arch and crescent) and abundance. They are forming today

Source

Article of periodic

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

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

Millesime : 2000, vol. 25, no8 [pp. 869-879]

Bibliographic references : 30 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 17355

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