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Thrivikramji’s pictures of Muttom Teri, Kanyakumari Dist, Tamil Nadu

Thrivikramji’s pictures of Muttom Teri, Kanyakumari Dist, Tamil Nadu

Teris of Muttam, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

Teris of Muttam, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu



The dune ridges and the interdune swales are crudely preserved.

The dune ridges and the interdune swales are crudely preserved.



Note the primary bedding on the teri dune.

Note the primary bedding on the teri dune.



A transverse view of the same again

A transverse view of the same again



Note the bedding - a closer up

Note the bedding – a closer up



Pen in the direction of dip of bedding

Pen in the direction of dip of bedding



It is not very tough to climb up. Ramasarma proves it.

It is not very tough to climb up. Ramasarma proves it.



Surfaces are nearly monotonous

Surfaces are nearly monotonous



Vertical sections show descication jopints penetrating depth

Vertical sections show descication jopints penetrating depth



Piping phenomenon creates slumps due to subterranean drainage

Piping phenomenon creates slumps due to subterranean drainage



One other slump feature

One other slump feature



Neatly developed abd preserved beding.-stoss side more gentle.

Neatly developed abd preserved beding.-stoss side more gentle.



An attempt to climb down a gully

An attempt to climb down a gully



Look at the imposing dune- Lakshmanasarma in the frame.

Look at the imposing dune- Lakshmanasarma in the frame.



A deep gully-hence the term badland for this terrain.

A deep gully-hence the term badland for this terrain.



Thrivikramji's pictures of Muttom Teri, Kanyakumari Dist, Tamil Nadu

Thrivikramji's pictures of Muttom Teri, Kanyakumari Dist, Tamil Nadu

Notice the  pattern of polygonal joints which underwent slump due to piping.

Notice the pattern of polygonal joints which underwent slump due to piping.



Swale seeking gully.

Swale seeking gully.



Bedding in another exposure

Bedding in another exposure


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