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Recent development of mountain slopes in Kärkevagge and surroundings, Northern Scandinavia.

Anders Rapp

Recent development of mountain slopes in Kärkevagge and surroundings, Northern Scandinavia.

by Anders Rapp

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Published by Uppsala Universitet in Stockholm .
Written in English


Edition Notes

reprinted from Geografiska Annaler, Vol.XLII,1960,Number2-3.

SeriesMeddelanden frän Uppsala Universitets Geografiska Institution -- Nr.158
ContributionsUppsala Universitet. Geografiska Institution.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17381698M

Accommodation and Facilities The village has great Panorama accommodations and amenities as a result of recent development. The “progress” hasn’t gone too far though, and the village retains its intimate feel. Some of the condo lodgings are slope-side and ski-in ski-out, and the highlight of the village is the Panorama Springs Hot Pools/5(12). The Scandinavian Mountains or the Scandes is a mountain range that runs through the Scandinavian Scandinavian Mountains are often erroneously thought to be equivalent to the Scandinavian Caledonides, an ancient mountain range and orogen covering roughly the same area. The western sides of the mountains drop precipitously into the North Sea and Norwegian Sea, forming Countries: Norway, Sweden and Finland.

The mountain slopes, embracing the valleys are all terraced and most of them are in some agricultural use. There is a significant number of modern buildings in the region, both belonging to the local original population and also to the new inhabitants, mostly from the UK and Scandinavia. A lot of new . Molina - U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) compared photographs of Alaskan glaciers taken s to the s with new photographs he has taken from the exact same locations; estimates since the most recent peak of glacial ice cover in the s, Alaska has lost about 15 percent of its total glacier cover--a loss of perhaps 1 ( square miles) of.

The Arun river drains the northern slopes of these mountains, before turning south and flowing to the range to the east of Makalu. In the far east of Nepal, the Himalayas rise to the Kanchenjunga massif on the border with India, the third highest mountain in the world, the most easterly 8, m (26, ft) summit and the highest point of nates: 27°59′N 86°55′E / .   It's perfect for skiing, altitude-wise: the entirety of this mountain kingdom lies above 1,km. Its resort Afri-Ski is 3,km up in the spectacular Maluti Mountains, which get Author: Clare Vooght.


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Recent development of mountain slopes in Kärkevagge and surroundings, Northern Scandinavia by Anders Rapp Download PDF EPUB FB2

Anders Rapp, Recent Development of Mountain Slopes in Kärkevagge and Surroundings, Northern Scandinavia, Geografiska Northern Scandinavia. book, Vol. 42, No. 2/3 (), pp. Rapp, A. () Recent development of mountain slopes in Kärkevagge and surroundings, Northern.

Scandinavia. This book employs a more engaging project-based approach to Author: Ivan Gratchev. Rapp, A. () Recent development of mountain slopes in Karkevagge and surroundings, Northern Scandinavia.

Geografiska Annaler, 42, 55– CrossRef Google Scholar. Recent Development of Mountain Slopes in Kärkevagge and Surroundings, Northern Scandinavia. Article. Aug ; [], and Hummel[, ] and reviewed in the earlier sections of this book. Rapp A. () ‘Recent development of mountain slopes in Kärkevagge and surroundings, northern Scandinavia’, Geografiska Annaler, vol.

42, pp. 65– CrossRef Google Scholar Benedict J. () ‘Downslope soil movement in a Colorado alpine region: rates, processes and climatic significance’, Arctic and Alpine Research, vol.

2, pp Cited by: 1. Rapp, A. () Recent development of mountain slopes in Karkevagge and surroundings, northern Scandinavia, Geografiska Annaler, 73– Study of the mass movement processes on the slopes of Karkevagge (Rapp, ) was important not only because it endeavoured to quantify all the processes.

Mass movement comprises all such gravity-induced movements except those in which the material is carried directly by transporting media such as ice, snow, water or air, when the process is termed mass transport.

Recent development of mountain slopes in Kärkevagge and surroundings, Northern Scandinavia, Geograf. Ann. 42, 71– Solifluction may appear as small ripples in a bryophyte-covered surface, Rapp, A.,Recent development of mountain slopes in Kärkevagge and surroundings, northern Scandinavia, Geogr.

Ann. 42, Nos. 2–3, – Google Scholar. Land Forms in the Little Caledon Valley, Orange Free State. Recent Development of Mountain Slopes in Kärkevagge and Surroundings, Northern Scandinavia Recent Development of Mountain.

Blackåsen Mountain doesn’t exist as a physical place, but its nature is something I remember from my childhood: a combination of the places and memories I have from Hudiksvall, where I grew up, Knaften and Vormsele, the two small villages in Lapland where my grandparents lived, and Sånfjället, a mountain close to the Norwegian border, where our family had a cabin.

King did also argued for scarp retreat and pediplanation in the book. Hack, John Tilton (). Interpretation of erosional topography in humid temperate regions. Bobbs-Merrill. Championed the concept of dynamic equilibrium in geomorphology. Rapp, A. "Recent development of mountain slopes in Kärkevagge and surroundings, northern.

Mountains in Norway over m with a prominence of at least m Page 1 Introduction Information and names are taken from the Norwegian Statens Kartverk topografisk hovedkartserie M, which is a series of maps covering the entire country and also from the latest national park. Abstract. In a joint geoscientific project in northwestern Spitsbergen at latitude 80°, the fluvial dynamics and transports in three small catchments (approx.

5 km 2 each) including different proportions of glacierized areas were studied in and Only during the short summer are runoff and sediment transport by: 5. Recent Development of Mountain Slopes in Kärkevagge and Surroundings, Northern Scandinavia. Article. Book. Jan ; A Surell; View. Kříž () described a total of 22 avalanche paths in eight areas in the Eastern High Sudetes, but the current number is lower – about 16 avalanche paths in six areas (data of the Mountain Rescue Jeseníky; Fig.

1).This is because slopes prone to avalanches have been afforested or have overgrown with dwarf pine or trees, which prevent avalanches, for example in the Hučivá Desná valley Cited by: 7.

In northern Scandinavia, during the last 10 years, such outcrops have undergone only a very slow biogenic weathering, resulting in an overall millimetric to centimetric surface lowering. Weathering rates of to mm a −1 were found in granite of the Narvik Mountains and surroundings, based on the use of ice-polished quartz Cited by: Mountains need to be defined by a combination of these characteristics.

Elevation is clearly an important characteristic. In their recent book, Messerli and Ives () include a map showing that 48% of the Earth’s surface lies above m, 11% exceeds 2,m and 2% lies above 4,m. But, altitude alone is not sufficient to define mountains.

The notion that mechanical weathering processes are dominant in cold regions persists (see Hall et al.,for a recent review), despite counters in the literature (e.g. Chamberlin,Tamm,Williams,Reynolds and Johnson, ).Unfortunately, the latter papers have not generally stirred up a fundamental reappraisal of the nature or of the absolute and relative roles of Cited by:   In Ørestad—Copenhagen’s tiny but buzzing new hub of urban development—a mountain rises from the flatlands.

No ordinary geological behemoth, this sloping peak is a feat of residential engineering from celebrated Danish architects Bjarke Ingels Group. The Mountain Dwellings stand as a beacon for architectural possibility and stylish multifamily living in a dense, design-savvy city.

Other articles where Scandinavian Mountains is discussed: Sweden: Relief: west lie the Kölen (Kjølen; Scandinavian) Mountains, through which runs the border demarcating Sweden and Norway. This range is characterized by numerous glaciers, the southernmost of which is on Helags Mountain (Helagsfjället), near the Norwegian border.

At the region’s far northern edge, north of the Arctic. Kärkevagge (Northern Sami: Geargevággi, "Stone Valley") is a short (4 km long) valley in Kiruna Municipality, is easily accessed by a good path from the E10 Kiruna-Narvik highway.

Rissajaure, the clearest lake in Sweden, is located at the head of the valley. Karkevagge is noted for the Giant Boulder Deposit (GBD) which fills it with huge jumbled blocks, some the size of nates: 68°24′07″N 18°18′36″E / °N .ABELE, G.

(): Large rockslides: their causes and movement on internal sliding in Research and Development 14(4): In situ observation of rockfall analysis parameters Jan Scandinavia (/ ˌ s k æ n d ɪ ˈ n eɪ v i ə / SKAN-dih-NAY-vee-ə) is a subregion in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural, and linguistic term Scandinavia in local usage covers the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, and majority national languages of these three belong to the Scandinavian dialect continuum, and are mutually intelligible North Germanic Composition: Denmark, Norway, Sweden.