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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

Studies on terraces and river system changes of the upper Yellow River

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

SHENGGUANG W. (1) ; DAYUAN Y. ;
(1) Dep. Geography, Univ., Nanjing, CHINE

Abstract

There are 7 steps of terrace both in the Guide basin and Gonghe basin along the Yellow River. 3 ancient terraces are found in the Gonghe basin. The upper reaches of the Yellow River was joined up by a series of stream captures at different periods of time, the ancient Yellow River linked up the Gonghe basin and Guide basin at the end of the middle Pleistocene, the Longyangxia gorge developed around 60 Ka.B.P., and the gorge between Maqu and Tangnag developed around 20 Ka.B.P.

Source

Article of periodic

published at : The Journal of Chinese geography / ISSN 0218-1444

Editor : Guoji Translation and Publishing, Singapore - SINGAPOUR (1990- 2000)

Millesime : 1997, vol. 7, no2 [pp. 45-52]

Bibliographic references : 6 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

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