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Namib sand sea dune forms, processes and sediments by N Lancaster

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Published by A.A. Balkema in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Brookfield, VT .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sand dunes -- Namibia -- Namib Desert,
  • Deserts -- Namibia,
  • Namib Desert (Namibia)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby N. Lancaster
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 180 p. :
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16666804M
ISBN 109061916976

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The Book The Sand Sea takes place on an alternative Earth roiled by war and conquest that mirrors our own Gilded Age. The treasure that ignites greed and folly in this parallel world is not petroleum, but beserite—a mineral of immeasurable value. Namib Sand Sea is the only coastal desert in the world that includes extensive dune fields influenced by fog. Covering an area of over three million hectares and a . Location and Values: The Namib Sand Sea lies at the heart of the Namib, a coastal fog desert on Africa’s South Atlantic coast in Namibia. It is a vast area of spectacular sand dunes, featuring two super-imposed systems – an ancient (semi-consolidated) one below, with an active one above. Michael Mcclellan's The Sand Sea is a novel full of epic adventure that holds up against the pantheon of great classic literature. From the moment I opened this book, the amazing journey began and many sleepless nights were spent on this incredible page-turner. Great wars, ancient prophecies, suspense and magic collide in this incredible tale Reviews:

  Considering that the present estimated rate of sand input to the Namib Sand Sea is , m 3 /a (Lancaster, ), ≥ 1 Ma would be required to form the modern erg (estimated at to km 3). This is consistent with an average residence time ≥ 1 Ma for sand grains in the coastal Namib, as determined by cosmogenic-nuclide measurements. The Sand Sea is a fantasy adventure that takes place in an alternative reality of late’s Earth (primarily North America, England, and the Middle East). The plot follows Peter Harmon, Jack Caldwell and Hannah Huntington on their quest to secure access to the mysterious and coveted mineral beserite, and Jemojeen Jongdar and Selena Savanar /5(). Namibia Sea and Sand Namibia is a country of fascinating contrast, where desert meets the sea and extraordinary natural landscapes contrast with eclectic urban living. This seven-day tour gives you a chance to sample the drama and simplicity of its natural and historical beauty, while enjoying elegant hospitality in the hands of knowledgeable hosts.   This clip shows the desert sea and surroundings in the Namib Desert that feature in the book. Namib: Surviving the Sand Sea Trailer - Duration: Oliver Halsey views.

Book Description. Lancaster (geology, Arizona State U.) reports on investigations of dune forms, processes and sediments in the Namib Sand Sea of southwestern Africa, which are used to develop models for the formation of dunes and sand seas and their rock equivalents. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Oregon, USA. The «Namib Sand Sea» is a huge desert of sand dunes blocked between the semi-arid plains in the east and the cold atlantic ocean in the west. On an independant basis, the Sossusvlei area is the easiest to visit. Nowaday, I’ve read that there can be long lines . Namib Sand Sea is the only coastal desert in the world that includes extensive dune fields influenced by fog. Covering an area of over three million hectares and a buffer zone of , hectares, the site is composed of two dune systems, an ancient semi-consolidated one overlain by a younger active one. Namib Sand Sea - Namibia. Website Category: Deserts. Area: 30, km 2 Inscribed: Criteria: (vii) natural beauty, (viii) geological, (ix) ecological process, (x) biodiversity. Location and Values: The Namib Sand Sea lies at the heart of the Namib, a coastal fog desert on Africa’s South Atlantic coast in Namibia. It is a vast area of spectacular sand dunes, featuring two super-imposed.