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Pediment form and evolution in the East Kimberleys : granite, basalt, and sandstone case-studies

Whitaker, Christopher Robert

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Previous work on pediments has left several outstanding problems. In particular, little information is available on the form of the bedrock pediment surface or the role of lithology, and few writers have considered the pediment form in three dimensions. Four footslopes on each of granite, basalt, and sandstone were selected to study these problems. The subaerial surface comprising the backing hillslope, pedimentary nick, and the footslope are studied in terms of form, regolith, and...[Show more]

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Date published: 1976-09
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/115202

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