Articles | Volume 3, issue 3
Research article
21 Jul 2015
Research article |  | 21 Jul 2015

Morphology of the Kosi megafan channels

K. Gaurav, F. Métivier, O. Devauchelle, R. Sinha, H. Chauvet, M. Houssais, and H. Bouquerel

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