Petrological background

  • Adrian E. Scheidegger


In addition to tectonics, the petrology also affects the morphology of a landscape. Basically, one distinguishes between two types of rocks: igneous rocks and sedimentary rocks.


Debris Flow Sedimentary Rock Lava Flow Sedimentary Structure Turbidity Current 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Adrian E. Scheidegger
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  1. 1.Technical University of ViennaAustria

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