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Published by Academic Press in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Thar Desert (India and Pakistan)

Subjects:

  • Stone age -- Thar Desert (India and Pakistan),
  • Paleogeography -- Thar Desert (India and Pakistan),
  • Paleoclimatology -- Thar Desert (India and Pakistan),
  • Thar Desert (India and Pakistan) -- Antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBridget Allchin, Andrew Goudie, Karunarkara Hegde.
ContributionsGoudie, Andrew, joint author., Hegde, K. T. M., 1930- joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN855.T47 A44
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 370 p. :
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4563279M
ISBN 100120504502
LC Control Number77076675

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  Book Review: The prehistory and palaeogeography of the great Indian desert. Bridget Allchin, Andrew Goudie, and Karunakara Author: Gregory L. Possehl, Martin J. Haigh. and sand sheets in what is part of the Thar 'Desert'. Apart from moving sands in the limited zone of truly arid climate, the aeolian bed forms are fossil. They include vast tracts with deep, reddish soils (non-calcic, with some 30% silt and clay); calcrete sands (kankar); and, in coastal Gujarat, cross-bedded. ADS Classic is now deprecated. It will be completely retired in October Please redirect your searches to the new ADS modern form or the classic info can be found on our blog. The Prehistory and Palaeogeography of the Great Indian Desert. by Bridget Allchin, Andrew Goudie, Karunakara Hegde (pp. ) Review by: H. D. Sankalia.

Title: Paleolithic Sequences in the Thar. (Book Reviews: The Prehistory and Palaeogeography of the Great Indian Desert) Book Authors: Allchin, Bridget; Hegde, Karunarkara: Review Author. topics: history, geography, deserts, physiography, climate, environmental factors, histoire, geographie, desert, physiographie, climat, facteur du milieu, historia Author: B. Allchin, A. Goudie and K. Hegde. She is currently Chair of the Ancient India & Iran Trust (Cambridge). Her books include The Stone Tipped Arrow, The Prehistory and Palaeogeography of the Great Indian Desert, and, with Raymond Allchin, The Birth of Indian Civilization, and The Rise of . Read the latest articles of Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology at , Elsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature.

monograph entitled The Prehistory and Palaeogeography of the Great Indian Desert (), showed that the area witnessed two major wet periods separated by dry phases. The Stone Age groups occupied sand dunes overlooking shallow water bodies in the form of lakes and ponds. These results were confirmed by the later investigations by V.N. Book review Full text access The prehistory and palaeogeography of the great indian desert: By Bridget Allchin, Andrew Goudie and Karunakara Hegde. xix + pp, figures, tables, bibliography, index. London: Academic Press. £25 prehistory and palaeogeography of the great indian desert ALL B Additional Physical Format: Online version: Allchin, Bridget. Prehistory and palaeogeography of the Great Indian Desert. London ; New York: Academic Press,