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McCarthy, T.S., Green, R.W. and Franey, N.J. 1993. The influence of neo-tectonics on water dispersal in the northeastern regions of the Okavango swamps, Botswana. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 17(1): 23-32


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The influence of neo-tectonics on water dispersal in the northeastern regions of the Okavango swamps.

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Changes in water dispersal patterns on the Okavango alluvial fan have been attributed both to neo-tectonic activity and to sedimentation. Analysis of SPOT satellite imagery in an area where major changes in water distribution are currently taking place indicates that these changes are initiated by neo-tectonic activity, which creates interconnected graben systems which divert water flow. The process of redistribution is accentuated by sedimentation in distributory channels.

Year: 1993

Type: Journal Article

Origin: Bibliography compiled for Okavango River: The flow of a lifeline.

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/089953629390019M


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Gumbricht, T., McCarthy, T.S. and Merry, C.L. 2001. The topography of the Okavango Delta, Botswana, and its tectonic and sedimentological implications. South African Journal of Geology, 104: 243-264
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Stanistreet, I.G., Cairncross, B. and McCarthy, T.S. 1993. Low sinuosity and meandering bedload rivers of the Okavango Fan: channel confinement on the vegetated levees without fine sediment. Sedimentary Geology, 85: 135-156
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Hutchins, D.G, Hutton, S.M and Jones, C.R. 1976. The geology of the Okavango Delta. Okavango Delta Symposium, Proceedings of the Symposium on the Okavango Delta and its future utilization, National Museum, Gaborone, (Botswana Society): 13-19
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Wilson, B.H. and Dincer, T. 1976. An introduction to the hydrology and hydrography of the Okavango Delta. Okavango Delta Symposium, Proceedings of the Symposium on the Okavango Delta and its future utilization, National Museum, Gaborone, (Botswana Society)
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McCarthy, T.S., Ellery, W.N., Rogers, K.H., Cairncross, B. and Ellery, K. 1986. The roles of sedimentation and plant growth in changing flow patterns in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. South African Journal of Science, 82: 579-584
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McCarthy, T.S., McIver, J.R. and Cairncross, B. 1986. Carbonate accumulation on islands in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. South African Journal of Science, 82Department of Geology and Botany, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg: 588-591
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McCarthy, T.S., McIver, J.R., Cairncross, J.R., Ellery,K. and Ellery, W.N. 1989. The Inorganic chemistry of peat from the Maunachira channel-swamp system, Okavango Delta, Botswana. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 53: 1077-1089
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McCarthy, T.S., Stanistreet, I.G. and Cairncross, B. 1991. The sedimentary dynamics of active fluvial channels on the Okavango fan, Botswana. Sedimentology, 38: 471-487
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McCarthy, T.S., McIver, J.R. and Verhagen, B. Th. 1991. Groundwater evolution, chemical sedimentation and carbonate brine formation on an island in the Okavango Delta swamp, Botswana. Applied Geochemistry, 6: 577-595
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McCarthy, T.S., Ellery, W.N. and Stanistreet, I.G. 1992. Avulsion mechanisms on the Okavango fan, Botswana: the control of a fluvial system by vegetation. Sedimentology, 39: 779-795
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Ellery, W. N., Ellery, K., Rogers, K.H., McCarthy, T.S.and Walker, B.H. 1993. Vegetation, hydrology and sedimentation processes as determinants of channel form and dynamics in the northeastern Okavango Delta, Botswana. African Journal of Ecology, 31: 10-25
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