SALT WEATHERING, A NEGLECTED GEOLOGICAL EROSION AGENT IN COASTAL AND ARID ENVIRONMENTS

EXAMPLES ARE QUOTED FROM NEW ZEALAND AND AUSTRALIA WHICH INDICATE THAT DISRUPTION OF ROCKS DUE TO CRYSTALLISATION OF SALT IS AN EROSIVE FORCE WHICH CAN BE A POWERFUL UNDERCUTTING AGENT AND CAN GIVE RISE TO DRY VALLEYS, AS IN ANTARCTICA. /RRL/

  • Authors:
    • Wellman, H W
    • Wilson, A T
  • Publication Date: 1965-3

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 1097-8
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00233775
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 8 1974 12:00AM