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Characterization of abrasion surfaces in rock shore environments of NW Spain
Despite the recent upsurge in rock coast research, many aspects of abrasion and their relationships to other processes remain poorly understood. In this paper, mechanisms subsumed under the generalExpand
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Shore platform abrasion in a para-periglacial environment, Galicia, northwestern Spain
Abstract The Schmidt Rock Test Hammer was used to study the effect of abrasion on shore platforms in Galicia, northwestern Spain. On platforms where tidally-induced weathering (salt, wetting andExpand
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Late-Holocene storm imprint in a coastal sedimentary sequence (Northwest Iberian coast)
A combination of sedimentological, geomorphological, and pedological methods has been used to study a late-Holocene sedimentary sequence in a rock coast sector from NW Spain, with the aim of relatingExpand
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Assessment and Management of the Geomorphological Heritage of Monte Pindo (NW Spain): A Landscape as a Symbol of Identity
This study focuses on the granite mountain known as Monte Pindo (627 m above sea level) in the Autonomous Community of Galicia (NW Spain). This territory is included in the area classified as “ CostaExpand
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Chapter 10 The rock coast of South and Central America
Abstract The great variety of climatic conditions, tidal ranges and wave regimes of South and Central America act on a complex geology and tectonic framework. Many of the rock and cliffed coasts ofExpand
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Chapter 6 The rock coast of continental Europe in the Atlantic
Abstract Rocky coasts occur along more than one-third (37%) of the Atlantic continental European coastline, approximately 3666 km, often forming vertical cliffs and characteristically gently slopingExpand
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INFLUENCIA DE FORMAS Y PROCESOS HEREDADOS EN LA EVOLUCIÓN RECIENTE Y EN LOS PROCESOS MORFODINÁMICOS ACTUALES EN UN SECTOR DE COSTA ROCOSA: PUNTA GALLÍN, COSTA CANTÁBRICA GALLEGA.
Recent research in Galician Coast demonstrated that, in shore platforms with homogeneous lithology, the Schmidt Hammer is able to identify changes in the rock strength caused by tidal weathering. InExpand
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Paleoenvironmental reconstruction of an urban archaeological site: The Roman Salt mines of Vigo, northwest Iberia
Pedostratigraphy applied to urban archaeological coastal sites, combined with coastal geomorphological and archaeological data, provide important information for interpreting the complexity ofExpand
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Morphodynamic changes in a rocky coastal sector during the last 1600 yr (Cantabrian coast of the NW Iberian Peninsula)
Ancient Beach sediments at relatively high elevations above the present sea-level is a common feature in the north coast of the NW Iberian Peninsula. These beach levels usually correspond toExpand