Argollo, Jaime. Geology, geomorphology, and soils of the Tiwanaku and Catari River basins

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3 Geology, Geomorphology, And Soils Of The Tiwanaku And Catari River Basins

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Geomorphology Of The Tiwanaku And Catari River Basins

Physiography Of The Research Area

Geomorphological Units

I. Units Of Fluvial Origin

Ii. Units Of Lacustrine Origin

Iii. Units Of Glacial Origin

Iv. Units Of Erosional Origin

V. Units Of Tectonic Origin

Vi. Eroded Forms Of Tectonic Origin





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Erosional Processes In The Tiwanaku And Catari Basins

Geology Of The Tiwanaku And Catari Basins

Paleozoic Geology

Devonian System

The Cumana Formation (carboniferous System)

The Kasa Formation (carboniferous System)

The Copacabana Formation (permian System)

The Collasuyo Formation (permian System)

Mesozoic Geology

Chaunaca Formation (cretaceous System)

El Molino Formation (cretaceous System)

Cenozoic (tertiary) Geology

Tiwanaku Formation (tertiary System)

Coniri Formation (tertiary System)

The Kollu Kollu Formation (tertiary System)

The Taraco Formation (tertiary System)

Undifferentiated Rocks

Quaternary Geology Of The Tiwanaku And Catari Basins

Quaternary Glacial Episodes

Fluvial Sedimentation

Quaternary Stratigraphy In The Research Area

Chilla River Section

Kollu Kollu-kallamarka Section

Chambi Chico Section

Kollu Kollu Section

Guaqui Alluvial Fan Section

Synthesis Of Middle Pleistocene Stratigraphy

Late Pleistocene Stratigraphy

San Bartolomé River Section

Wankollo Section

Quebrada Callijipina Section

Quebrada Pillapi Section

Taraco Section

Muncaña Section

Catavi Section

Synthesis Of Late Pleistocene Stratigraphy

Holocene Stratigraphy

Chusicani River Section

Tiwanaku River Section

Fluvial, Lacustrine, And Glacial Sequences Of The Holocene

Fluvial Deposits

Holocene Lacustrine Deposits And Oscillations

Holocene Glacial Fluctuations

Soils Of The Tiwanaku And Catari Basins

Texture Analysis Of Soils In The Study Area

Tiwanaku Valley Soils

Sample S-1

Samples S-2 And S-3

Sample S-4

Sample S-5

Samples S-6 And S-7

Sample S-8

Sample S-9

Sample S-10

Sample S-11

Sample S-12

Catari Basin Soils

Sample S-16

Sample S-17

Sample S-18

Sample S-21

Sample S-22

Sample S-24

Sample S-25

Sample S-26


Water Resources Of The Tiwanaku And Catari Basins

Drainage Patterns

Water Samples

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Geology, geomorphology, and soils of the Tiwanaku and Catari River basins

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Tiwanaku and its hinterland : archaeology and paleoecology on an Andean civilization, edited by Alan L. Kolata

Published By: Original publisher Tiwanaku and its hinterland : archaeology and paleoecology on an Andean civilization, edited by Alan L. Kolata Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. 1996. 57-88 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Jaime Argollo, Leocadio Ticcla, Alan L. Kolata, and Oswaldo Rivera

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2003. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Tiahuanaco (SF45)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Topography and geology (133); Soil (134);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This chapter explores the geology, soils, and water availability and quality in the Tiwanaku and Catari River basins. 'Understanding the distrubution and character of these basic environmental variables is fundamental for a systematic interpretation of Tiwanaku agroecology.' (page 57).

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 11

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. sf45-011

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: For bibliographical references see document 8: Kolata

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1991 and 1992

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Geologist-4, 5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Sarah Berry ; 2002

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). not specified

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Tiwanaku and Catari River basins; Bolivia

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Indians of South America--Antiquities


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