Tidal Deposits pp 209-214 | Cite as

Recent Tidal Deposits, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Arabian Gulf

  • Jean F. Schneider


Holocene tidal flats, sabkhas,* and lagoon complexes south of the city of Abu Dhabi in the Arabian Gulf near 24°30′ N, 54°2O′E. Similar areas of tidal flats, sabkhas, and lagoons occur intermittently along the western coast of the Arabian Gulf (Persian Gulf) from Dubai on the east to Kuwait on the north.


Beach Ridge Black Mangrove Tidal Deposit Recent Carbonate Coastal Sabkha 
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