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Luminescence dating of late Quaternary fluvial sediments in the Rapti Basin, north-central Gangetic plains

Chandra, Shar; Rhodes, Edward; Richards, Keith


There is evidence, in parts of the southern Gangetic plain, of river incision and terrace formation, although the elevation ranges across the plains are small relative to the seasonal variation of stage in the main rivers. In the northern parts of the plain, there is interaction between the longitudinal rivers and lateral influx of water and sediment in rivers crossing fans such as the Gandhak and the Kosi, and the inter-fan areas are locations where aggradation and avulsion are dominant. Thus,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Quaternary International
DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2006.08.011


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