Holocene Paleoenvironmental Evolotion of a Perimarine Fluviatile Area

Geology and Paleobotany of the Area surrounding the Archaeological Excavation at the Hazendonk River Dune (Western Netherlands)

J.D. van der Woude | 1983

Holocene Paleoenvironmental Evolotion of a Perimarine Fluviatile Area

Geology and Paleobotany of the Area surrounding the Archaeological Excavation at the Hazendonk River Dune (Western Netherlands)

J.D. van der Woude | 1983

ISBN: 9789081810944

Imprint: Distributed Title - Published by the Modderman Stichting / Faculty of Archaeology - Leiden University | Format: 210x265mm | 125 pp. | Analecta Praehistorica Leidensia 16 | Series: Analecta | Language: English | Keywords: archaeology, prehistory, geology, paleobotany | download cover

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The Holocene geology of the Western Netherlands coastal plain has been studied for many decades. As well as its beach barrier-, dune- and lagoonal/estuarine/tidal flat deposits, research has included its fluvial and organic deposits. Traditionally, the emphasis in the research has been on the marine deposits, but increasing attention has been paid to the fluvial (and related organic) deposits. This study aims to contribute to the last-mentioned development. Before discussing the detailed aims of this study, a short outline of the geological history of the fluvial part of the Western Netherlands coastal plain is given here with reference to the most relevant literature.

Abstract:

The Holocene geology of the Western Netherlands coastal plain has been studied for many decades. As well as its beach barrier-, dune- and lagoonal/estuarine/tidal flat deposits, research has included its fluvial and organic deposits. Traditionally, the emphasis in the research has been on the marine deposits, but increasing attention has been paid to the fluvial (and related organic) deposits. This study aims to contribute to the last-mentioned development. Before discussing the detailed aims of this study, a short outline of the geological history of the fluvial part of the Western Netherlands coastal plain is given here with reference to the most relevant literature.









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