SOIL STRATIGRAPHY AND QUATERNARY CALICHE IN THE MISIS AREA OF THE ADANA BASIN, SOUTHERN TURKEY


KAPUR S., YAMAN S., GOKCEN S., YETIS C.

CATENA, cilt.20, ss.431-445, 1993 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 20 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 1993
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/0341-8162(93)90041-m
  • Dergi Adı: CATENA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.431-445

Özet

A section at Kizildere in the Misis-Adana Basin of Turkey reveals relations among mature massive caliche (calcrete) and paleosolic immature caliche and the Tertiary clay (the Handere Formation) and colluvial deposits. It also defines a gradational sequence from unweathered Tertiary clay deposits to massive caliches. From older to younger, the section comprises: Tertiary clays, paleosolic caliche, colluvial material, massive caliche, and lenticular caliche.