I.-Subaërial Deposits of the Arid Region of North America

Geological Magazine



The subaërial deposits now accumulating in the arid portion of the United States may be divided into four classes: 1, Eolian Sands; 2, Talus Slopes; 3, Alluvial Cones; and 4, Calcareous Clays to which no specific name has been applied, but which, for reasons stated below, will be called “adobe” in this paper.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title I.-Subaerial Deposits of the Arid Region of North America
Series title Geological Magazine
DOI 10.1017/S0016756800176411
Volume 6
Issue 7
Year Published 1889
Language English
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Description 7 p.
First page 289
Last page 295
Other Geospatial North America
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