Textural analysis of beach sands from south Andaman

M.J. Rao, U.P.N. Raju, J.S.R.K. Rao

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Textural analysis of sand samples from South Andaman Beach has been carried out. The sands are generally medium to fine grained, moderately sorted, negatively skewed and Meso Kurtic to very Lepto Kurtic. The study indicates that the meterial was transported by saltation process and deposited in shallow marine near shore environment

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