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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1984
GSA Bulletin (1984) 95 (7): 829–837.
...A. W. WARD; RONALD GREELEY Abstract Yardangs are streamlined, wind-eroded hills common to most deserts. Yardangs at Rogers Lake, Mojave Desert, California, have streamlined forms characteristic of objects eroded by moving fluids, a teardrop shape that approaches an ideal 1:4 width-to-length ratio...
... Lakes in one form or another have characterized the western Mojave Desert since at least Miocene time. The most recent of these, Lake Thompson, developed in the late Pleistocene, when it covered as much as 950 km 2 and rose to at least 710 m above sea level. During Holocene time, the lake...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 19 October 2017
GSA Bulletin (2018) 130 (3-4): 630–648.
.... , and Luo , W. , 2012 , Geomorphology and origin of yardangs in the Kumtagh Desert, Northwest China : Geomorphology , v. 139 , p. 139 – 140 , https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2011.10.012 . Easterbrook , D. , 1999 , Surface Processes and Landforms : Upper Saddle River, New Jersey...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 November 2013
GSA Bulletin (2013) 125 (11-12): 1912–1929.
... in dunes ( Breed and Grow, 1979 ; Greeley et al., 1992 ; Bridges et al., 2013 ), yardangs (wind-eroded landforms; Ward, 1979 ; Mandt et al., 2008 , 2009 ), sand ripples ( Sullivan et al., 2007 ; Silvestro et al., 2010 ), and transverse aeolian ridges (TARs) ( Bourke et al., 2003 ; Wilson...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 02 April 2020
GSA Bulletin (2020) 132 (11-12): 2318–2332.
...Mark R. Sweeney; Eric V. McDonald; Lucas P. Chabela; Paul R. Hanson Abstract The formation of the Kelso Dunes in the eastern Mojave Desert, California, was a landscape-changing event triggered by an increase in sediment supply that followed the incision of Afton Canyon by the Mojave River ca. 25 ka...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 July 2015
GSA Bulletin (2015) 127 (7-8): 1064–1089.
.... Wells S.G. Lancaster N. , eds., Paleoenvironments and Paleohydrology of the Mojave and Southern Great Basin Deserts: Geological Society of America Special Paper 368 , p. 129 – 141 , doi:10.1130/0-8137-2368-X.129. Andrews-Hanna J.C. Lewis K.W. , 2011 , Early Mars hydrology: 2...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 December 2016
Geosphere (2016) 12 (6): 1795–1812.
... and Paleozoic–lower Cenozoic strata potentially produce unlithified sediments. A typical example for direct wind deflation of bedrock is that the dry and strong Asian Winter Monsoon from Siberia caused significant erosion in northwestern China, which resulted in the Yardang landscapes and the deposition...
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