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  • Southern Marginal Fault of Dunhuang Basin (Flock of Turtles out to Sea)
    Southern Marginal Fault of Dunhuang Basin (Flock of Turtles out to Sea)2019-04-18

    This is located at the southern margin of Yardang. The EW-trending fault has yardang landforms to the north (attitude of strata: 351°∠21°), and Permian slate to the south. It is a normal fault, formed during differential uplift. The fau...

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  • Joints
    Joints2019-04-18

    Two nearly vertical joints developed on the surface of the yardangs, with calcium carbonate depositedin the fissuresand joints. At this point, the mound-shaped yardangs run at 274°....

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