A geological study of lake van, Eastern Turkey

@article{Degens1984AGS,
  title={A geological study of lake van, Eastern Turkey},
  author={E. Degens and H. Wong and S. Kempe and F. Kurtman},
  journal={Geologische Rundschau},
  year={1984},
  volume={73},
  pages={701-734}
}
ZusammenfassungDer Van-See hat ein Volumen von 607 km3 und eine maximale Wassertiefe von 451 m. Er liegt in einer tektonisch aktiven Zone und ist von Vulkanen umgeben. Drei physiographische Provinzen lassen sich ausscheiden: Schelf, Seeabhang und Seebecken. Der Schelf besteht weitgehend aus ehemaligen Flußtälern und alluvialen Ebenen mit ausgeprägter karstartiger Topographie, Deltaschüttungen und mäandrierenden Flußtälern. Schelf- und Beckensedimente setzen sich zusammen aus unverfestigten… Expand
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