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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2021
South African Journal of Geology (2021) 124 (4): 1033–1046.
..., lakes and wetlands found in the Wilderness embayment on the southern Cape coast and along the Maputaland coast in north-eastern South Africa have yielded highly-resolved elemental records of Holocene environmental change, providing insight into the changing interactions between tropical (e.g., El Niño...
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(A)  Holostratotype of the Isipingo Formation at Isipingo Beach south of Du...
Published: 01 March 2018
promontory on the Maputaland coast formed of aeolianite with characteristic karst solution hollows. This site was IRSL dated at 59.6 ± 5.4 ka and correlated with the Dawson’s Rock Member of the Isipingo Formation ( Porat and Botha, 2008 ).
Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2018
South African Journal of Geology (2018) 121 (1): 95–108.
... promontory on the Maputaland coast formed of aeolianite with characteristic karst solution hollows. This site was IRSL dated at 59.6 ± 5.4 ka and correlated with the Dawson’s Rock Member of the Isipingo Formation ( Porat and Botha, 2008 ). ...
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( a ) Illustration of the stratigraphic elements of the <span class="search-highlight">Maputaland</span> Group al...
Published: 01 December 2021
Figure 4. ( a ) Illustration of the stratigraphic elements of the Maputaland Group along the east coast of South Africa (after Porat and Botha, 2008 ; Roberts et al., 2014 ), field photos from the region around Sibaya Lake showing ( b ) weathered aeolianite, ( c ) Holocene vegetated dunes, ( d
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2021
South African Journal of Geology (2021) 124 (4): 995–1006.
...Figure 4. ( a ) Illustration of the stratigraphic elements of the Maputaland Group along the east coast of South Africa (after Porat and Botha, 2008 ; Roberts et al., 2014 ), field photos from the region around Sibaya Lake showing ( b ) weathered aeolianite, ( c ) Holocene vegetated dunes, ( d...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2012
South African Journal of Geology (2012) 115 (3): 291–308.
... transgresses the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary and stretches into the Palaeocene ( Maud and Orr, 1975 ; Dingle et al., 1983 ; observations by M.O.). The Neogene Umkelwane and Uloa Formations exposed in Maputaland ( Porat and Botha, 2008 ) can be correlated to the base of the Berea red sands in the vicinity...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2016
South African Journal of Geology (2016) 119 (1): 15–24.
...B. B. Mabuza; C. W. van Huyssteen Abstract Some grey-coloured soils of the Maputaland Coastal Plains in northern KwaZulu-Natal do not exhibit the redox morphology normally associated with seasonal water saturation, resulting in serious limitations in using soil morphology for wetland delineation...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2019
South African Journal of Geology (2019) 122 (3): 299–316.
... by borehole yields ranging from 0.2 to 7.4 l/s and very low mean K and T values of 0.03 m/day and 0.28 m 2 /day, respectively; the intergranular aquifers of the Maputaland Group which consists the Bluff, Berea type sands and Harbour Beds (alluvium and estuarine deposits along the Durban coast). Based...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2015
South African Journal of Geology (2015) 118 (1): 91–107.
... . The vegetation of the Tembe Elephant Park, Maputaland, northern KwaZulu-Natal . South African Journal of Botany , 67 , 573 – 594 . Maud R.R. Botha G.A. , 2000 . Deposits of the south eastern and southern coasts . In: Partridge T.C. Maud R.R. (Editors), The Cenozoic evolution...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2011
South African Journal of Geology (2011) 114 (2): 220.
.... This discovery was an unexpected facet of a larger on-going study into the source of the economically important modern beach placer deposits on the KwaZulu-Natal coast ( Dunlevey and August, 2010 ) The study also indicated that heavy minerals are much commoner in the Vryheid Formation that indicated by previous...
Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2004
South African Journal of Geology (2004) 107 (3): 355–376.
... with northing and easting numbers. Two cross-sections through the Zulti North deposit (Northing line 380 and 1200) have been studied in detail and dune units correlated along the coast using data from ~ 6500 boreholes. The northern KZN coastal dunes are characterised by a moist subtropical ( Strahler...
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Published: 01 December 2021
South African Journal of Geology (2021) 124 (4): 977–994.
... shift often coincides at coast and mountain sites. However, the climate conditions within each chronostratigraphic phase sometimes vary between coast and inland sites. The 25 to 18 ka phase was cool and dry with strong and frequent storms, followed by the ca. 18 to 15 ka period when conditions were less...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2015
South African Journal of Geology (2015) 118 (3): 331–334.
... into Namibia, where it is not formally named. It is equivalent to the Wankoe Formation of the west southern coast and with pre-Miocene elements of the Nanaga Formation (Algoa Group) of the east southern coast. The Umquelane Formation (Maputaland Group) of the east coast, whose age is poorly constrained, may...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2021
South African Journal of Geology (2021) 124 (4): 817–842.
... of the Maputaland Group ( Maud and Botha, 2000 ; Botha, 2018 ). In a similar vein, the Sandveld Group ordered the littoral and coastal plain deposits on the Cape West coast ( Roberts et al., 2006 ; Roberts et al., 2011 ). The fossiliferous marine packages at elevation maxima of 30, 50 and 100 m above sea-level...
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Journal Article
Published: 27 October 2015
Journal of the Geological Society (2016) 173 (2): 337–351.
... ( Johnson et al . 2006 ) and younger sedimentary sequences such as the Cretaceous Zululand Group and the Miocene to Holocene Maputaland Group ( Partridge et al . 2006 ), as well as recent beach and river deposits. Fig. 1. ( a ) Simplified map of eastern South Africa showing the main geological...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2022
South African Journal of Geology (2022) 125 (1): 123–132.
..., seismic hazard and risk assessment ( Zsíros, 1997 ; Musson, 2000 ; Musson and Cecić, 2002 ; Atkinson, 2007 ; Prakash et al., 2011 ). Singh ( 2016 ) stated that the significant number of historical events that were reported along the coast may be attributed to historical population patterns...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 February 2014
Geology (2014) 42 (2): 151–154.
... spaced drowned eolianite barriers, the bases of which are located at depths between 65 m and 50 m ( Fig. 3A ). A particularly prominent (5 m vertical relief) coast-parallel, linear barrier fronts the entire complex between −60 m and −65 m. The most landward barriers occur at −50 m and compose a series...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1144/SP388.11
EISBN: 9781862396647
... an early Pliocene age at one locality near Durban, whereas the coastal aeolian deposits in Maputaland in the north extend back in time to the mid Miocene ( Porat & Botha 2008 ). In general, the Late Pleistocene to Holocene dunes of the east coast have been well constrained by IRSL and OSL dating...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2021
South African Journal of Geology (2021) 124 (4): 1093–1106.
... settings as well as their impacts on ecosystems ( Cefas Marine Litter Team, 2020 ; Naidoo et al., 2015 ; Ryan, 2020 ; Verster et al., 2017 ). Quantification of its land-based origins, its release due to ineffective waste management and transfer to coasts is, however, limited ( Dahms et al., 2020...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2001.211.01.03
EISBN: 9781862394599
...Abstract Abstract The Maputaland area of northeastern South Africa is characterized by extensive dunefields which developed during polyphase reworking of regional aeolian cover sand from the Mid-Pleistocene to the Holocene. Extended parabolic dunes, many preserved only as wind-rift trailing...
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