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Relationships between desert dunes during the late Quaternary in the Lake Frome region, Strzelecki Desert, Australia

Fitzsimmons, Kathryn; Bowler, James M.; Rhodes, Edward; Magee, John


Transverse and linear dunes near the ephemeral Lake Frome in the Strzelecki Desert of Australia provide evidence for a genetic geomorphic relationship between desert dune types. Transverse dunes, overlying palaeoshorelines, lie upwind from linear dunes. The sedimentology of both dune types is similar, suggesting reworking or downwind transport of the same source material over time. Clay pellets from several horizons within the linear and transverse dunes provide evidence for fluctuating water...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Quaternary Science
DOI: 10.1002/jqs.1120


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