Review and References

Web Sites

Desert descriptions

Desert types

Divides the deserts into four types

General background information on the Sahara

Sahara background information and pictures

Desert processes and features

Good definitions site

Provides short dictionary type definitions of sedimentary features

Aeolian deposition

What is a desert?

Descriptions of deserts and their features

Educational and brief information about deserts, good map

Beautiful desert pictures from South Africa

Pictures of the desert in the Sahara

Information on Africa and desert pictures

Really beautiful pictures of natural aeolian features-arches

Good pictures of the Namib desert

Professional and good quality pictures of the desert in Namibia


Collinson.J.D and Thompson.D.B. 1989 Sedimentary Structures 2nd edition Unwin Hyman Ltd. London.

Goudie. A. Livingstone.A.S. Stokes.S.(eds) 1999. Aeolian Environments Sediments and Landforms. Wiley and Sons Ltd. England.

Press and Siever, 1994. Understanding Earth 2nd edition. WH Freeman and Co.

McClane.M. 1995. Sedimentology Oxford University Press Inc. New York.

Montgomery.C.W. 1997 Environmental Geology 5th edition McGraw and Hill USA

Summerfield.M.A. 1991. Global Geomorphology Longman, England

Tucker.M. 1992. Sedimentary Petrology. England



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