In geography and geology, a cliff is a vertical, or nearly vertical, rock exposure. Cliffs are formed as erosion landforms by the processes of weathering and erosion. Cliffs are common on coasts, in mountainous areas, escarpments and along rivers.
Freshwater Fishes of Iran - Introduction - Brian W. Coad
Purpose. This work is meant to provide a guide to the freshwater fishes of Iran. There are no modern keys to this fauna, some available books are incomplete or cursory treatments or outdated, and the detailed and diverse scientific literature is widely scattered in time, languages and journals.
Historical Geology Of The Southwest Landslide - Matthew Sewell 6/9/15 Historical Geology 204 Historical Geology Final 1.) There are three clear landslides; the southwest landslide is stream-laid sand and gravel from the quaternary that was located on a steep slope resulting in gravity pulling sediments down the steep slope.
history of Mesopotamia | Summary & Facts | Britannica.com
History of Mesopotamia, history of the region in southwestern Asia where the world's earliest civilization developed. The name comes from a Greek word meaning "between rivers," referring to the land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, but the region can be broadly defined to include the area that is now eastern Syria, southeastern Turkey, and most of Iraq.
1.1 Introduction. Gypsiferous soils are soils that contain sufficient quantities of gypsum (calcium sulphate) to interfere with plant growth. Soils with gypsum of pedogenic origin are found in regions with ustic, xeric and aridic moisture regimes (Nettleton et al. 1982).
The impact triggered the uplift of Oman mountains, and earth movements which pushed ocean crust onto the land. And there's much more to the country' s past, and for experiencing 'Oman through time', there is no place better than the Natural History Museum of the Ministry of Heritage and Culture at Al Khuwair, Muscat.Aptly greeting a visitor and standing preserved enticingly in the premises of ...