Late Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology of the Area in the Vicinity of Ras en Naqb

  • Fekri A. Hassan
Part of the Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology book series (IDCA)


Southern Jordan lies at the edge of the stable shelf which borders the Arabo-Nubian massif. To the west of the Rift Valley, the cratonic shelf is unstable and transitional between the geosynclinal conditions of the stable area of the shelf and the Arabo-Nubian shield.


Rift Valley High Terrace Carbonate Nodule Drift Sand Rift Depression 
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