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Formation and development of stream potholes in a gorge in Guangdong

Auteur(s) et Affiliation(s)

WANG, W.
Geography and Quaternary Environment Inst., South China Normal Univ., Guangzhou, Chine
LIANG, M.
Tourism Inst., Jinan Univ., Guangzhou, Chine
HUANG, S.
Geography and Quaternary Environment Inst., South China Normal Univ., Guangzhou, Chine


Description :
This paper examines potholes on the streambed at the head of a gorge 200 m deep. Statistic analysis of geometric features of the stream potholes measured in the field, combined with relate field observations, reveals the origins, formation and development of the potholes. The conclusion of the study can provide valuable information for improving the understanding of Quaternary environment in Guangdong.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Journal of geographical sciences. Acta geographica sinica, issn : 1009-637X, 2009, vol. 19, n°. 1, p. 118-128, nombre de pages : 11, Références bibliographiques : 21 ref.

Date :
2009

Editeur :
Pays édition : Chine

Langue :
Anglais
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