Geomorphic and climatic implications of relict openwork block accumulations near thabana‐ntlenyana, lesotho

  title={Geomorphic and climatic implications of relict openwork block accumulations near thabana‐ntlenyana, lesotho},
  author={Paul Douglas Sumner},
  journal={Geografiska Annaler: Series A, Physical Geography},
  pages={289 - 302}
  • P. Sumner
  • Published 1 October 2004
  • Environmental Science
  • Geografiska Annaler: Series A, Physical Geography
Abstract Conflicting reports appear in the literature from geomorphic studies describing the colder Late Pleistocene environmental conditions of the Lesotho Highlands in southern Africa. Evidence is given for limited glaciation and/or periglacial conditions, with or without permafrost. An investigation of the distribution, morphometric attributes and surface weathering characteristics of relict openwork block accumulations in the area around Thabana‐Ntlenyana, the highest summit in the range… 

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