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Research Status of the Quaternary Sedimentation in the Chengdu Basin
Science Research
Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2015, Pages: 256-260
Received: Aug. 10, 2015; Accepted: Aug. 24, 2015; Published: Sep. 2, 2015
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Zhao Xueqin, Institute of Environment and Resources, Southwest University of Science and Technology, Mianyang, China
Zhao Lijuan, School of Foreign Language and Cultures, Southwest University of Science and Technology, Mianyang, China
Wang Fudong, Institute of Environment and Resources, Southwest University of Science and Technology, Mianyang, China
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The Quaternary of the Chengdu Basin contains abundant geological information. After being studied for decades, there are still some disputes over the Quaternary sedimentary environment and evolution and the filling sequence of basin, etc., on the whole even though some common perspectives have been reached with regard to stratigraphic architecture and structural characteristics. Particularly, more aspects must be further studied, including gravel characteristics and response to tectonic activity.
The Chengdu Basin, Quaternary, Sedimentation, Gravel
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Zhao Xueqin, Zhao Lijuan, Wang Fudong, Research Status of the Quaternary Sedimentation in the Chengdu Basin, Science Research. Vol. 3, No. 5, 2015, pp. 256-260. doi: 10.11648/
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