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Dating of Late Pleistscere Lisan sediments in the month of the Wadi el-Mujib (Dead Sea, Jordan)

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Dutch title: Datering van Laat-Pleistocene Lisan sedimenten in de monding van de Wadi el Mujib (Dode Zee, Jordanie)
Period: January 2004 till December 2006
Status: Completed

Thesaurus terms: Geochronology; Geomorphology; Palaeoclimatology

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  • Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Geografie; Onderzoeksgroep CartoGIS, more, partner

Abstract:
The old Mujib month is fossilized by en up to 180 m thich Pluvio-lauerstive sediment sacket of the Late-pleistune. These Lison sediments (Lisan = precinsose of the cement Dead Sea) are regnased up to 15 km upstream in the Mujib canyon. They testify of Late-pleistune climate shifts in canted-Jordan, when te level of Late Lisan roze up to 200 m hiphin. OSL and 14C-dates of these sediment will be very segnificaat in the knowledge of the Late Pleistune climate and possible of the textonics in the Dead Sea Region.

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