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

Auteur(s) et Affiliation(s)

Dep. Geography, Univ., Nanjing, Chine


Description :
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.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
The Journal of Chinese geography, issn : 0218-1444, 1997, vol. 7, n°. 2, p. 45-52, Collation : Illustration, Références bibliographiques : 6 ref.

Date :
1997

Editeur :
Pays édition : Singapour, Singapore, Guoji Translation and Publishing

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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