44.3. PLIOCENE AND PLEISTOCENE DEPOSITS OF THE NILE VALLEY IN NUBIA AND UPPER EGYPT

@inproceedings{Chumakov2007443PA,
  title={44.3. PLIOCENE AND PLEISTOCENE DEPOSITS OF THE NILE VALLEY IN NUBIA AND UPPER EGYPT},
  author={Ilya Chumakov},
  year={2007}
}
ed from Chumakov (1967) Marine deposits of Pliocene age have been discovered in the Nile Valley at a considerable depth below sea-level. These deposits have not only been detected in lower Egypt where the base of the upper Pliocene near Cairo has been established at —300 meters, but more recently in the High Dam area at Aswan. During the course of geological investigation in this area, lower Pliocene marine and estuarian sediments were encountered at —170 (and maybe —200) meters in a narrow… CONTINUE READING

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