The Maximum Thickness of Collapsible Loess Rocks
V. T. Trofimov
Faculty of Geology, Moscow State University, Vorobevy gory, Moscow, 119899 Russia
Received December 5, 1996
AbstractThe analysis of new experimental data indicates that the maximum thickness of collapsible loess
rocks reaches 5055 m. The upper five or six cycles of loess massifs can show collapsible properties. Loess
horizons, buried soils, and pedocomplexes are collapsible in this massif section.