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Climatic Oscillations as Registered through the Ruzizi Plain Deposits (North Lake Tanganyika) Zaire — Burundi — Rwanda

  • Lutumba Ilunga
  • Roland Paepe
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASIC, volume 325)

Abstract

The Ruzizi Plain deposits show evidence of alternating savannah and semi-arid climates deduced from geomorphology (calcretes — ferricretes — stone-line), sedimentology (meandering river — braided river -sheetflood deposits), and pedology (Gley — Pseudogley — Alfisol — Calcrete palaeosoils).

Keywords

Braided River Overbank Flooding Root Trace Iron Nodule Lake TANGANYIKA 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lutumba Ilunga
    • 1
  • Roland Paepe
    • 2
  1. 1.ISP/BukavuBukavuZaire
  2. 2.Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) Earth Technology Institute (ETI) & Belgian Geological SurveyBrusselBelgium

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