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Thursday, 16 March 2006

RE: Desert Varnish formation

RE: Desert Varnish formation

Paul bristolia at
Wed Mar 15 17:09:53 EST 2006

Kevin Forbes wrote:

“Desert Varnish formation”

A couple of related references are:

Quade, Jay, 2001: Desert pavements and associated
rock varnish in the Mojave Desert: How old can they
be?. Geology. vol. 29, no. 9, pp. 855–858.


Broecker, W. S., and Liu. T., 2001: Rock Varnish:
Recorder of Desert Wetness?. GSA Today. vol. 11,
no. 8, pp. 4–10.
doi: 10.1130/1052-5173(2001)011<0004:rvrodw>2.0.CO;2

The PDF version of Broecker and Liu (2001) can
be downloaded from:

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Best Regards,


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