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Dambos: small channelless valleys in the tropics.

Characteristics, formation, utilisation

Ed.: Michael F. Thomas; Andrew S. Goudie

1985. VI, 222 pages, 55 figures, 20 tables, 17x24cm, 350 g
Language: English

(Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, Supplementbände, Volume 52)

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THOMAS, M. F. and A. S. GOUDIE: Preface V
MACKEL, R.: Dambos and related landforms in Africa - an example for
the ecological approach to tropical geomorphology (with 10 photos, 7
figures and 1 table) 1
RAUNET, M.: Les bas-fonds en Afrique et à Madagascar. Géomorphologie -
Géochimie- Pédologie- Hydrologie (avec 3 photos et 8 figures) 25
ACRES, B. D., A. BLAIR RAINS, R. B. KING, R. M. LAWTON,
A.J. B. MITCHELL and L. J. RACKHAM: African dambos: their
distribution, characteristics and use (with 7 photos, 4 figures and 1
table) 63
TURNER, B.: The classification and distribution of fadamas in central
northern Nigeria (with 8 figures and 6 tables) 87
WHITLOW, J. R.: Dambos in Zimbabwe: a review (with 5 photos, 6 figures
and 4 tables) 115
MEADOWS, M. E.: Dambos and environmental change in Malawi, Central
Africa (with 2 photos, 9 figures and 2 tables) 147
SMITH, A. G.: Dambos, pediments and fragile equilibria on the Zambian
plateau (with 4 figures) . 171
GIARDINO, J. R. and R. MACKEE: Correlative development of dambos and
dwalas: plateau regions of Zambia (with 7 photos and 3 figures) 187
MILLINGTON, A. C., F. Hermisch and G.J. RHEBERGEN: Inland valley
swamps and bolis in Sierra Leone: hydrological and pedological
considerations for agricultural development (with 6 figures and 6
tables) 201