Journal of Geography (Chigaku Zasshi)
Online ISSN : 1884-0884
Print ISSN : 0022-135X
The 100s: Significant Exposures of the World (No. 1-3)
Geomorphological Aspects at the Giza Plateau in Egyptduring the Age of Pyramid Building
Yukinori KAWAEHiroyuki KAMEI
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2011 Volume 120 Issue 5 Pages 864-868

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 The constructions of Giza pyramids were architectural landscape projects. Old Kingdom monarchs made effective use of Eocene limestone bedrocks, called Moqattam and Maddi Formation.

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