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  • Denudation, consequent on the renewed uplift of the country, affected the Jurassic beds until the middle of Cretaceous times.
  • Along the coastal margins they underlie the newer formations and appear in the deep valleys and kloofs wherever denudation has laid them bare.
  • It is, however, still possible to distinguish some traces of this formation towards the east, where atmospheric denudation has been less active.
  • The soft shales or clays of the hills bounding the valley render these hills especially subject to the action of denudation, and the result, in rounded slopes and easily accessible crests, determines the nature of the easy tracks and passes which intersect them.
  • In width, called the Dasht-i-Hamdamao, or Dasht-i-Ardewan, formed by the talus or drift of the higher mountains, which, washed down through centuries of denudation, now forms long sweeping spurs of gravel and sand, scantily clothed with wormwood scrub and almost destitute of water.
 

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