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Marker, M.E. 1981. The geomorphological significance of some central Namib materials. Journal of the SWA Scientific Society, 35: 49-55


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The geomorphological significance of some central Namib materials.

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Surface materials associated with specific geomorphological sites are described, with a view to providing basic data for visiting scientists and other working in the Namib region. A fanglomerate overlying planed Palaeozoic and older rocks as well as an undescribed sandstone, is recognised as providing a datum and source of materials reworked during the Cenozoic evolution of the central Namib. Keywords: Namibia, Namib Desert, Kuiseb River, Gobabeb, Gaub River, Tsondab formation, geology, river catchment, climate, precipitation, rainfall, river channel, river discharge, geomorphology, geomorphological evolution.

Year: 1981

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