Klima und Landschaft Nordsomalias im Quartär—Erste Ergebnisse von Feldstudien

Baldur Gabriel, Bernd Voigt & Mumin Mohamud Ghod
Investigations in Quaternary climate and landscape of Northern Somalia were carried out during two journeys in 1987 and 1988, sponsored by the German Research Foundation (DFG). Among other indications climatic change is documented by fossil soils, by karst phenomena, by three or four fluvial terraces and by several archaeological periods. Most conspicuous are different kinds of non-marine calcareous deposits like tufa and travertine formation. Five types could be discerned: (1) Widespread layers of tufa and...