This paper presents the results of geomorphological investigations carried along the north-western coast of the Island of Malta. Field surveys, accompanied by aerial photo-interpretation, have led to the production of a geomorphological map at 1:7500 scale which outlines the main processes and related landforms. The latter are the result of the complex interplay of structural, gravitational, coastal and karst processes. Particular attention was devoted to the recognition, identification and mapping of landslides which affect large coastal sectors of the study area, locally giving rise to hazardous conditions. © 2012 Stefano Devoto, Sara Biolchi, Viola M. Bruschi, Stefano Furlani, Matteo Mantovani, Daniela Piacentini, Alessandro Pasuto and Mauro Soldati.

Geomorphological map of the NW Coast of the Island of Malta (Mediterranean Sea) / Devoto, S.; Biolchi, S.; Bruschi, V. M.; Furlani, S.; Mantovani, M.; Piacentini, D.; Pasuto, A.; Soldati, M.. - In: JOURNAL OF MAPS. - ISSN 1744-5647. - 8:1(2012), pp. 33-40. [10.1080/17445647.2012.668425]

Geomorphological map of the NW Coast of the Island of Malta (Mediterranean Sea)

Piacentini D.;
2012

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This paper presents the results of geomorphological investigations carried along the north-western coast of the Island of Malta. Field surveys, accompanied by aerial photo-interpretation, have led to the production of a geomorphological map at 1:7500 scale which outlines the main processes and related landforms. The latter are the result of the complex interplay of structural, gravitational, coastal and karst processes. Particular attention was devoted to the recognition, identification and mapping of landslides which affect large coastal sectors of the study area, locally giving rise to hazardous conditions. © 2012 Stefano Devoto, Sara Biolchi, Viola M. Bruschi, Stefano Furlani, Matteo Mantovani, Daniela Piacentini, Alessandro Pasuto and Mauro Soldati.
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