Map of Quaternary deposits (compendium)

map Quaternary deposits gives an idea about the origin of Quaternary deposits under the influence of a recent and modern natural processes. This activity and rivers (alluvial deposits), weathering processes (elyuviy - loose sediments that are deposited where formed; diluvium - products of weathering, torn down the slopes of the waters and sediments; prolyuviy - deposits formed by the activities of temporary streams), the activity of wind (aeolian deposits), glaciers and thawing. Quaternary sediments cover older rocks that outcrop in river valleys, ravines, gullies, quarries. Sediments play an important role in the formation of soils, the formation of landscapes and is a resource for the construction industry.