The Namib Sand Sea: Dune forms, processes & sediments, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Namib Sand Sea

Dune forms, processes & sediments, 1st Edition

By N. Lancaster

CRC Press

192 pages

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Hardback: 9789061916970
pub: 1989-01-01
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Lancaster (geology, Arizona State U.) reports on investigations of dune forms, processes and sediments in the Namib Sand Sea of southwestern Africa, which are used to develop models for the formation of dunes and sand seas and their rock equivalents. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Oregon, USA.

Contents: Regional physiographic & climatic setting; Dune morphology & morphometry: Dune sediments; Dune processes; Controls of dune morphology; Accumulation of the sand sea. References; Appendices.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI031000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geology