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Ahmad, Rafi; Scatena, F.N.; Gupta, A.
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Geography and Geology; Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Article Title
Morphology and sedimentation in Caribbean montane streams: Examples from Jamaica and Puerto Rico
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Sedimentary Geology
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Date of Publication
1993
Volume ID
85
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157-169
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Abstract
Presents a summary description of the morphology, sedimentation, and behaviour of the streams of the Blue Mountains, eastern Jamaica and the Luquillo Mountains, eastern Puerto Rico. Constructs a model for the rivers of this region controlled by both neotectonics and periodic large floods. This model for Caribbean montane streams differs considerably from the standard descriptions of alluvial rivers.....
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