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Evolution of slopes on artificial landforms

Blaenavon, U.K.

by Martin J. Haigh

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Published by University of Chicago, Department of Geography in Chicago .
Written in English


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SeriesResearch papers / University of Chicago, Department of Geography -- 183
ContributionsUniversity of Chicago. Department of Geography.
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Open LibraryOL22437604M
ISBN 10089065090X

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Evolution of slopes on artificial landforms--Blaenavon, U.K. / by Martin J. Haigh - Details - Trove. Davis had divided the evolution of landforms into three distinct stages: 1.

Youthful Stage 2. Mature Stage 3. Old Stage. Youthful Stage: By this time, if rainfall occurs, the rain water will start flowing along the natural slope towards the sea in the form of alls, gullies, streams and ultimately rivers.

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Concave slope: Indicating waning erosion intensity and a waning development of landforms or ‘Absteigende Entwickelung.’ Penck’s Cycle of Erosion: Refer, to Fig.

The cycle has several stages. Stage 1. Published Canons of Landscape Evolution () in which he discussed the roles of process, time, and structure in the formation of landscapes and evlolution of slopes. Complex history of Landscapes Rarely does a landscape represent a a single process, event, or progressive uninterrupted evolution of events, as inferred by Davis.

Walther Penck (30 August – 29 September ) was a geologist and geomorphologist known for his theories on landscape evolution. Penck is noted for criticizing key elements of the Davisian cycle of erosion, concluding that the process of uplift and denudation occur simultaneously, at gradual and continuous rates.

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