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E&G Quaternary Sci. J., 71, 1–22, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/egqsj-71-1-2022
E&G Quaternary Sci. J., 71, 1–22, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/egqsj-71-1-2022

Research article 18 Jan 2022

Research article | 18 Jan 2022

Late Quaternary landform evolution and sedimentary successions in the Miaoli Tableland, northwestern Taiwan

Shih-Hung Liu et al.

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The Miaoli Tableland (northwestern Taiwan) consists of a sequence of fine-grained tidal to coarse fluvial late Quaternary sediments which underwent a spatially differentiated uplift and fluvial dissection. They reveal repeated rework processes of fluvial cobbles from the highlands to the coast. A new landform classification based on high-resolution 3D terrain analysis results in a new interpretation of the landform evolution. The results favour a local rarely used Quaternary stratigraphic code.