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dc.contributor.authorTwidale, C.en
dc.contributor.authorMaud, R.en
dc.date.issued2013en
dc.identifier.citationZeitschrift fur Geomorphologie, 2013; 57(1):61-73en
dc.identifier.issn0372-8854en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/80823-
dc.description.abstractThough most of the gneissic inselbergs exhumed from beneath a cover of essentially undisturbed Early Cambrian Nama sedimentary strata have been re-exposed by river erosion, a few stand in isolation in enclosed depressions remote from surface streams. They are attributed to auto-exposure whereby circulating groundwaters are concentrated on the relatively impermeable buried residuals, causing weathering, shrinkage and compaction in the overlying sediments. This resulted in surface subsidence and eventual exposure of the inselbergs.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityTwidale, C.R.; Maud, R.R.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherGebruder Borntraegeren
dc.rights© 2012 Gebr. Borntraeger Verlagsbuchhandlung, Stuttgart, Germany.en
dc.subjectauto-exposure; enclosed depression; groundwater weathering; inselberg; scarp-foot depression; under-printingen
dc.titleAuto-exposure and underprinting in the exhumation of Neoproterozoic (subNama) inselbergs in southeastern Namibiaen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.identifier.doi10.1127/0372-8854/2012/0086en
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
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