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Arabian Deserts : Nature, Origin, and Evolution

Author: H Stewart Edgell
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first comprehensive survey of all the deserts of Arabia, based largely on the author's 50 years of experience there. The text deals with every kind of desert in the region, from vast sand  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H Stewart Edgell
ISBN: 9781402039690 1402039697 9781402039706 1402039700
OCLC Number: 1012508643
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Contents: Definitions of deserts.- Types of deserts and landform regions of Arabia.- Geological setting of Arabian deserts.- Influences of climate.- Ecology of Arabian deserts.- Watercourses and rivers of Arabia.- Arabian sand seas.- Lesser dunefields of Arabia.- Types of desert dunes in Arabia.- Sources of sand for Arabian sand dune deserts.- Mechanisms of sand accumulation.- Sedimentology of Arabian dune sands.- Desert dust and loess.- Stony and rocky deserts of Arabia.- Deserts of interior drainage basins.- Coastal deserts of Arabia.- Desert plains, steppes, and plateaux.- Mountain deserts of Arabia.- Dating methods as applied to Arabian deserts and deposits.- Evolution of Arabian deserts and their chronology.
Responsibility: by H. Stewart Edgell.

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