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Are there geomorphic indicators of permafrost in the Tatra Mountains ?

Modelling of high-mountain relief

Auteur(s) et Affiliation(s)

Inst. of Geography and Spatial Organisation, PAS, Dep. of Geomorphology and Hydrology of Mountains and Uplands, Kraków, Pologne


Description :
The aim of this paper has been to discuss, by reference to the Tatra Mountains, the relationship between landform development and the presence of permafrost in mountains in which the latter is only present in isolated patches. Thus the slope morphology and morphodynamics at 3 permafrost sites in the Tatra Mts. are discussed in the context of the presence of periglacial landforms, especially indicative forms of permafrost. No distinct morphological evidence as to the presence of permafrost was in fact noted.


Type de document :
Article de monographie

Source :
Geographia polonica, issn : 0016-7282, 2008, vol. 81, n°. 1, p. 117-133, nombre de pages : 17, Références bibliographiques : 2 p.

Date :
2008

Editeur :
Pays édition : Pologne, Warszawa, Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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