Sedimentation recente dans le lac Titicaca (Bolivie)

Translated title of the contribution: Modern sedimentation of Lake Titicaca, Bolivia

M. Pourchet, P. Mourguiart, J. F. Pinglot, N. Preiss, Jaime Argollo Bautista, D. Wirrmann

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Using the 210Pb method, we have estimated the sedimentation rate of Lake Titicaca at 3.9 Mt.a-1. More than 90% of deposits occur in the first 5m water depth. In this area hiatuses are sometimes caused by bathymetric variations. There is an abridged English version. -English summary

Translated title of the contributionModern sedimentation of Lake Titicaca, Bolivia
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)535-541
Number of pages7
JournalComptes Rendus - Academie des Sciences, Serie II: Sciences de la Terre, et des Planetes
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1994


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