Iaakov Karcz, Moshe Goldberg; Ripple controlled desiccation patterns from Wadi Shiqma, southern Israel. Journal of Sedimentary Research ; 37 (4): 1244–1245. doi: https://doi.org/10.1306/74D71893-2B21-11D7-8648000102C1865D
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The polygonal mudcrack-like patterns along the Wadi Shiqma streambed are due to desiccation and warping of a thin layer of mud along the crests and edges of the underlying rippled sand.
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