Der Löß in Bulgarien

Em. Fotakiewa & M. Minkow
The loess in Bulgaria takes up an area of 9,800 km2 and is distributed exclusively in the section along the Danube. The loess forms a mantle over the pre-loessian relief surface forms — Pliocene denudation and sedimentation surfaces and Pleistocene river terraces. Loess formations overlie the Cretaceous, Tertiary and old Pleistocene deposits on the plateaux from which they are separated by a red-brown terra rossa-like clay weathering crust. On the terraces the loess overlies alluvial...