• South African scenery. A textbook of geomorphology.

    A textbook of geomorphology. Author (s) : King, L. C. Book : South African scenery. A textbook of geomorphology. 1942 pp.364 pp. Abstract : The text of this book is concerned with the germorphology of South Africa. south africa Subject Category: Geographic Entities.

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  • The Knysna Basin, South Africa: Geomorphology, Landscape ...

    KEY WORDS: Southern Cape, South Africa, geomorphology, landscape sensitivity Introduction he Knysna Basin, on the southern Cape coast, is the catchment for the Knysna estuary which, like other South African estuaries, is under threat from increasing population and burgeoning develop-ment. This paper presents the Knysna Basin geomorpho-

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  • Gr 11: Geomorphology

     · Lesson content: * Coastal plain* Fold mountain belt* Plateau * Kalahari Low depression* Great escarpment* Karoo* Little Karoo* Great Karoo* Fold mountains* K...

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  • ALPHABETICAL GLOSSARY OF GEOMORPHOLOGY

    (South Africa), and kurkar (Israel) ... Applied geomorphology The application of geomorphology to the solution of miscellaneous problems, especially to the development of resources and the diminution of hazards, to planning, conservation and specific engineering or environmental issues.

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  • LESSON 6: GEOMORPHOLOGY II SECTION A: SLOPES

    LESSON 6: GEOMORPHOLOGY II SECTION A: SLOPES Key Concepts In this lesson we will focus on summarising what you need to know about: Overview of South Africa''s topography Types of slopes Slope elements Characteristics of slope elements Slope development over time and the concept of slope retreat X-Planation

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  • The geomorphology of southern Africa | SpringerLink

    Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht. Print ISBN 978-94-010-7572-5. Online ISBN 978-94-009-2382-9. eBook Packages Springer Book Archive. Buy this book on publisher''s site. Reprints and Permissions. Personalised recommendations. The geomorphology of southern Africa. Cite chapter.

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  • (PDF) The Coastal Geomorphology of southern Africa. 2012 ...

    Students of the discipline had to rely on the excellent (but by then somewhat dated) contributions in John Wellington''s (1955) Southern Africa, and Lester King''s (1963) South African Scenery. The Geomorphology of Southern Africa (Moon and Dardis, 1988) was produced to fill the gap and to provide a contemporary and informative account of the ...

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  • Geology of South Africa

    Contributors to Geomorphology of the Eastern Cape: South Africa. Colin Lewis has held the Chair of Geography at the University of Transkei, the Chair of Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Zululand, and recently retired from the Chair of Geography at Rhodes University.. Rodney Maud is the retired Honorary Professor of the School of Geological Sciences in the University of ...

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  • Geomorphology and dynamics of the Mfolozi River …

    The geomorphology and dynamics of the Mfolozi River floodplain and estuary, located in the subtropical region of northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, were considered with respect to existing models of avulsion and alluvial stratigraphy. The Mfolozi River floodplain may be divided into

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  • Geomorphology of a Coastal Desert: The Namib, South West ...

    The Namib, South West Africa/Namibia'' Ian Watson and Roy &R Lemon Department of Geology Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, Florida 33431, USA 000 6 *f - _ ABSTRACT WATSON, I. and LEMON, R.R., 1985. Geomorphology of a coastal desert: the Namib, South West Afrita/Namibia. Journal of Coastal Research, 1(4), 329-342. Fort Lauderdale, ISSN 0749 ...

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  • Hydrology, sediment transport dynamics and …

    University, PO Box 94, Grahamstown 6140, South Africa. e-mail: [email protected] . m . Received 18 August 2008; accepted in revised form 21 January 2009. Hydrology, sediment transport dynamics and geomorphology . of a variable flow river: The Mfolozi River, South Africa. SE Grenfell. 1 * …

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  • Sandstone geomorphology of the Golden Gate Highlands ...

    Sandstone geomorphology of the Golden Gate Highlands National Park, South Africa, in a global context Authors: Stefan W. Grab1 Andrew S. Goudie1,2 Heather A. Viles1,3 Nicola Webb1 Affiliations: 1School of Geography, Archaeology and Environmental Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa 2St Cross College, University of Oxford,

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  • Physical: Fluvial Geomorphology and Hydrology

     · Board Information & Statistics. Physical: Fluvial Geomorphology and Hydrology. Information, lessons and resources for Section 1 of Physical section. Threads and Posts. Total Threads:

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  • Geomorphology – SA Geography

    3. Water management in South Africa. 4. Floods. Mapwork. Grade 12 CAPS. Geomorphology (Grade 12 CAPS) Drainage Systems in South Africa. Important concepts. Types of rivers. Drainage patterns. Drainage density and Stream Order. Discharge of a river. Fluvial Processes. River profiles. Identification and description of fluvial landforms. River ...

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  • Cape Town Geology | Department of Geological Sciences

    The Pakhuis Formation is a lithified glacial outwash deposit and occurs on the highest points of Table Mountain, such as Maclears Beacon. It contains clusters of angular boulders and pebbles and was deposited at a time when the Gondwana continent, of which Africa is a part, was situated close to the South …

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  • Geomorphology: Process and Landform Investigation Research ...

    Key focuses of the Research Group. The focus of this group is to improve our understanding of geomorphic processes and landforms in predominantly the high-lying areas of southern Africa and sub-Antarctic Marion Island. This will be done in the context of climate change.

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  • Geography of Africa

    The high southern and eastern plateaus, rarely falling below 600 m (2,000 ft), have a mean elevation of about 1,000 m (3,300 ft). The South African Plateau, as far as about 12° S, is bounded east, west and south by bands of high ground which fall steeply to the coasts.On this account South Africa has a general resemblance to an inverted saucer.

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  • A brief geological history of southern Africa (Chapter 2 ...

    The geological history of southern Africa extends back to 3650 Ma with the great majority of the resultant rock record formed in the Precambrian period (>545 Ma). This history is described chronologically as a series of events starting with the formation of the Kaapvaal Craton in the Mesoarchaean and ending with the formation of a series of Mesozoic basins between 135 and 115 …

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  • International Geomorphology Week 2021

     · #IntGeomorphWeek2021 International Geomorphology Week is 1-7th March 2021. Its aim is to promote geomorphology in all its forms, and mobilise the geomorphological community. Any geomorphology-themed activities held during this week can be declared a part of the International Geomorphology Week. IAG Regional webinars Please join us for one or more of the IAG''s regional …

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  • Geomorphology of the upper Mkhomazi River basin, …

    Geomorphology of the upper Mkhomazi River basin, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, with emphasis on late Pleistocene colluvial deposits Alberto Bosino a, Alice Berninia, Greg A. Bothab, Greta Bonacinaa, Luisa Pellegrini a, Adel Omranc,d, Volker Hochschildc, Christian Sommerc,e and Michael Maerkera aDepartment of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Pavia University, Pavia, Italy; bCouncil for ...

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  • Geology of the Limpopo River Basin

    The Tswaing Crater is approximately 1 kilometre in diameter, with rim approximately 60 metres high. Tswaing, which means Place of Salt in Tswana, is located approximately 40 km north of South Africa''s capital city, Pretoria. It is thought that the crater was created by a meteor 60 metres across, travelling at 4 000 km/hr some 220 000 years ago.

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  • Geomorphology

    The valley of the Limpopo River basin separates the plateau areas of Zimbabwe and South Africa (also known as the Cape-Transvaal Highveld), to the north and south, and is bounded by the Kalahari basin in the west (FAO 2004; Bridges 1990). These features are illustrated in the map below (left). The region is transected by the Great Escarpment, a feature that extends from the western edge of the ...

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  • Southern African geomorphology : recent trends and new ...

    Get this from a library! Southern African geomorphology : recent trends and new directions. [P J Holmes; M E Meadows;] -- "Southern African geomorphology provides a unique account of the varied physical landscapes of the subcontinent and the landforms which comprise them. It describes these landscapes systematically, ...

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  • GEOGRAPHY

    • what South Africa''s topography looks like. • where the important relief features are located. • how to calculate vertical exaggeration of cross sections and the gradient of a slope. • Lesson on page 3 below • Textbook:* Topic 2 – Geomorphology • Atlas: physical map of South Africa • Topographical maps; orthophoto maps

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  • Geomorphology Jobs in South Africa

    Geomorphology Jobs 2021. Searching for "Geomorphology" job or career in South Africa?Welcome to CareerDP, your all in one easy to use job site that can assist you to any job search. We wish you a good luck and have a prosperous career.

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  • Amanda Keen-Zebert

    Late Quaternary Floodplain Reworking and the Preservation of Alluvial Sedimentary Archives in Unconfined and Confined River Valleys in the Eastern Interior of South Africa, Geomorphology, 185, 54-66, 10.1016/j.geomorph.2012.12.004

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  • Geomorphology of the Eastern Cape: South Africa | National ...

    Contributors to Geomorphology of the Eastern Cape: South Africa. Colin Lewis has held the Chair of Geography at the University of Transkei, the Chair of Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Zululand, and recently retired from the Chair of Geography at Rhodes University.. Rodney Maud is the retired Honorary Professor of the School of Geological Sciences in the University of ...

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  • A geomorphological characterisation of river systems in ...

    Fluvial geomorphology affects river character, behaviour, evolution, trajectory of change and recovery potential, and as such affects biophysical interactions within a catchment. Water bodies in South Africa, in common with many other water-stressed parts of the world, are generally under threat due to increasing natural and anthropogenic influences including aridity, siltation and pollution ...

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  • Palaeofluvial geomorphology in southern Africa: a review ...

    This article presents an overview of palaeofluvial geomorphology research in southern Africa. For the purposes of this article this includes South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland and …

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  • South African scenery; a textbook of geomorphology, (Book ...

    South African scenery; a textbook of geomorphology, (Book, 1963) [WorldCat ] Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. Your request to send this item has been completed.

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  • Geology of South Africa

    Geomorphology of the Eastern Cape: South Africa | National ...

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  • Introduction to Geomorphology – SA Geography

    3. Water management in South Africa. 4. Floods. Mapwork. Grade 12 CAPS. Geomorphology (Grade 12 CAPS) Drainage Systems in South Africa. Important concepts. Types of rivers. Drainage patterns. Drainage density and Stream Order. Discharge of a river. Fluvial Processes. River profiles. Identification and description of fluvial landforms. River ...

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  • SOUTHERN AFRICAN GEOMORPHOLOGY: LOOKING BACK, …

    1 SOUTHERN AFRICAN GEOMORPHOLOGY: LOOKING BACK, MOVING FORWARD PAUL D. SUMNER1, WERNER NEL2, PETER J. HOLMES3 AND MARY SEELY4 1Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology, University of Pretoria, Hatfield, South Africa 2Department of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Fort Hare, Alice, South Africa 3Department of …

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