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Late Holocene sedimentary and environmental development of the northern Mekong River Delta, Vietnam

Proske, Ulrike; Hanebuth, Till J.J.; Gröger, Jens; Diem, Bui Phat


A sedimentological and palynological study of three sediment cores from the northern Mekong River Delta shows the regional sedimentary and environmental development since the mid-Holocene sea level highstand. A sub- to intertidal flat deposit of mid-Holocene age is recorded in the northernmost core. Shoreline deposits in all three cores show descending ages from N to S documenting 1) the early stages of the late Holocene regression and 2) the subsequent delta progradation. The delta plain...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Quaternary International
DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2009.11.032


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