ASTER mapping of limestone formations and study of caves, springs and depressions in parts of Sultanate of Oman

@article{Rajendran2013ASTERMO,
  title={ASTER mapping of limestone formations and study of caves, springs and depressions in parts of Sultanate of Oman},
  author={Sankaran Rajendran and Sobhi Nasir},
  journal={Environmental Earth Sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={71},
  pages={133-146}
}
Caves, springs, and large depressions of limestone karst formations are becoming more attractive tourist places and have potential importance on socio-economic development. The present study is a multi-scale point of view on limestone karst, from the space images to microscopic fabric. Here, the karst features consist of limestone formations of Cretaceous (Albian–Cenomanian) age of Tanuf Valley and Tertiary (Late Paleocene–Middle Eocene) age of Sur region of parts of Sultanate of Oman which are… Expand
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