Chapter 6. Uplift, Dissection and Landform Evolution: The Quaternary

  1. A. E. Mather4,
  2. J. M. Martín5,
  3. A. M. Harvey6 and
  4. J. C. Braga5
  1. Adrian M. Harvey6,
  2. Anne E. Mather4,
  3. Roy W. Alexander1,
  4. Diane B. Spivey2 and
  5. Martin Stokes3

Published Online: 17 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300604.ch6

A Field Guide to the Neogene Sedimentary Basins of the Almería Province, SE Spain

A Field Guide to the Neogene Sedimentary Basins of the Almería Province, SE Spain

How to Cite

Harvey, A. M., Mather, A. E., Alexander, R. W., Spivey, D. B. and Stokes, M. (2009) Uplift, Dissection and Landform Evolution: The Quaternary, in A Field Guide to the Neogene Sedimentary Basins of the Almería Province, SE Spain (eds A. E. Mather, J. M. Martín, A. M. Harvey and J. C. Braga), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300604.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK

  2. 5

    Departamento de Estratigrafía y Paleontología, Universidad de Granada, Campus Fuentenueva, 18002 Granada, Spain

  3. 6

    Department of Geography, Roxby Building, University of Liverpool, Liverpool PO Box 147, L69 3BX, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geography, Chester College, Parkgate Road, Chester CH1 4BJ, UK

  2. 2

    RPS Environmental Consultants, 3 Linenhall Place, Chester CH1 2LP, UK

  3. 3

    Department of Geological Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK

  4. 4

    Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK

  5. 6

    Department of Geography, Roxby Building, University of Liverpool, Liverpool PO Box 147, L69 3BX, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 6 OCT 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632059195

Online ISBN: 9781444300604

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Keywords:

  • zones of Quaternary deposition;
  • river terrace sediments;
  • landforms and the Quaternary geology of the Almería region;
  • exhibit relationships between tectonics and patterns of erosion and deposition with a clarity rare elsewhere in Europe;
  • Pliocene sedimentary successions within the Vera, Almería and Tabernas Basins showing significant accumulations of fan-delta deposits;
  • drainage evolution

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Excursion: Drainage evolution and river terraces of the Sorbas Basin (one day)

  • Excursion: Geomorphology of the Quaternary alluvial fans and related features of the Tabernas Basin (one day)

  • Excursion: Badlands (one day)

  • Excursion: The landforms of the coastal zone (one day)