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McCarthy, T.S., Ellery, W.N. and Ellery, K. 1993. Vegetation-induced, subsurface precipitation of carbonates as an aggradational process in the permanent swamps of the Okavango delta (fan), Botswana. Chemical Geology, 107: 111-131


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Vegetation-induced, subsurface precipitation of carbonates as an aggradational process in the permanent swamps of the Okavango delta (fan).

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This study has revealed that islands in the permanent swamps of the Okavango Delta are formed by the localized accumulation of silica and calcite, the precipitation of which induces vertical expansion. The study has further revealed that woody plant species are active participants in island evolution and indeed appear to be the cause of island growth. It now appears that aggradation on islands is also the result of plant growth. Geomorphology; Water chemistry; Sedimentation.

Year: 1993

Type: Journal Article

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