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Eitel, B., Kadereit, A., Blümel, W.D., Hüser, K., Lomax, J. and Hilgers, A. 2006. Environmental changes at the eastern Namib Desert margin before and after the Last Glacial Maximum: New evidence from fluvial deposits in the upper Hoanib River catchment, northwestern Namibia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 234: 201-222


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Environmental changes at the eastern Namib Desert margin beforernand after the Last Glacial Maximum: New evidence from fluvialrndeposits in the upper Hoanib River catchment, northwestern Namibia.

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In the upper Hoanib River catchment area, northwestern Namibia, fine-grained silty deposits are widespread. Accumulated asrnriver-end deposits they form excellent geomorphological archives of a highly sensitive desert-margin area. Different sedimentaryrncomplexes are separated sedimentologically and by luminescence dating. The deposits give evidence of climate oscillations at the eastern margin of the Namib Desert during the past 50,000 years. Keywords: Namibia, Namib Desert, Hoanib River, Dryland geomorphology, OSL-dating, Quaternary.

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