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Stone, A.E.C. 2013. Age and dynamics of the Namib Sand Sea: A review of chronological evidence and possible landscape development models. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 82: 70–87


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Age and dynamics of the Namib Sand Sea: A review of chronological evidence and possible landscape development models.

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The Namib Sand Sea constitutes a major physiographic feature of the Namib Desert on the west of Namibia, covering a 50–160 km wide region of the coast between Lüderitz and Walvis Bay. It is widely considered to be one of the oldest desert regions, with a Tertiary-aged fossil desert underlying the modern sand sea. The sand sea has been well studied, benefiting from the presence of the Gobabeb Training and Research Centre during the past 50 years. Whilst much is understood about its sediments and geomorphology, it is only recently that new chronological information, using cosmogenic-nuclide burial dating and optically stimulated luminescence dating have offered new insights, and this calls for an updated review of the age and landscape development of the sand sea. This assessment of the geomorphological and Quaternary dynamics of the region is complemented by developments in the description and analysis of sediment composition. Keywords: Namib Sand Sea, Geochronology, Geomorphology, Quaternary, Namibia.

Year: 2013

Type: Journal Article

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1464343X13000307


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