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Scholz, H. 1971. Calcretes and their formation: a survey based on observations in South-West-Africa. Pedologie, 21(2): 170-180


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Calcretes and their formation: a survey based on observations in South-West-Africa.

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The problem of calcretes is becoming more and more of primary importance in the attempts to make use of arid areas for agricultural purposes. Opinions still differ considerably as to the formation of calcretes. Keywords: Namibia, Namib Desert, Kuiseb River, desert geology, gypsum substrate, crust formation, pedology, calcretes, soil science, dune morphology, desert geomorphology.

Year: 1971

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