Einiges über Löß-Vorkommen in Tunesien

Karl Brunnacker
In Tunesia known loess-occurences (Matmata) were confirmed, others (in the coastal region) should be cancelled. Recently found sites in the mountain region of W. Tunesia correspond visually as well as structurally very much to those of SE-Spain. The coarse loesses with low chalk content in the region of Gabes—Matmata are located close to the dryness limit of mediterranean loess-incidence (Today ca 200 mm of annual precipitation). Near Gabes a tirsoid soil introduces the sequence of...