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Modes of holocene coastal progradation : Gulf of Carpentaria

Rhodes, Eugene Garth


Chenier and beach-ridge plains are both examples of prograded coasts, and various models have been proposed for their development• In the case of the chenier plain, the Louisiana coast has provided the prime example where deposition is linked to variation in sediment supply from the Mississippi delta. The study of beach-ridge plains has been more widespread, although Galveston Island and the Nayarit (Mexico) examples have been important in the understanding of such coasts. In...[Show more]

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Date published: 1980-02
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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