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Livingstone, I. 1987. Photographic evidence of seasonal change in a secondary form on a 'complex' linear dune. Madoqua, 15(3): 237-241


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Photographic evidence of seasonal change in a secondary form on a 'complex' linear dune.

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As part of a wider study of Iinear dune dynamics, a series of photographs were taken of a secondary, barchanoid form on a 'complex' linear dune in the Namib Desert at regular intervals over one year from a strategic picket. These photographs show the response of the secondary dune to a seasonal wind regime. Keywords: Bi-directional wind regime, Directions, Dune cross-profile, Geomorphological dynamics, Lee flank, ParalleI to crest line, Re-alignment of slip face, Secondary dune progress, South-westerly winds, Surface change.

Year: 1987

Type: Journal Article

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