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Dating and rhythmicity from the last deglacial cycle in the British Isles

McCabe, AM (1996) Dating and rhythmicity from the last deglacial cycle in the British Isles. JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY, 153 (Part 4). pp. 499-502. [Journal article]

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DOI: 10.1144/gsjgs.153.4.0499


In northern Britain glaciotectonically thickened sediment piles represent the sediment Bur transferred to ice margins by phases of fast ice Bow and drumlin streamlining during the last deglacial cycle. Radiocarbon dating of marine faunas within deglacial muds age-constrain phases of drumlinisation (shaping) to between 19 and 14.5 ka sp. Individual phases of drumlinization ran be correlated with millennial time scale discharge events documented from the circum-North Atlantic which are probably climate-driven. The overall deglacial cycle records at least five major millennial time-scale Ice-margin oscillations and phases of sediment sequence rhythmicity.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Geography and Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Environmental Sciences Research Institute > Quaternary Environmental Change
Environmental Sciences Research Institute
ID Code:23098
Deposited By: Mrs Linda Allen
Deposited On:04 Sep 2012 11:08
Last Modified:04 Sep 2012 11:08

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