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Changes in river courses in Washington Territory due to glaciation

Modified 2012-02-02
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b40 (HTML Document 14.09 KB)

Changes in river courses in Washington Territory due to glaciation Bulletin 40 The Publications Warehouse does not have links to digital versions of ... this publication at this time Download citation as: RIS Changes in river courses in Washington Territory due to glaciation Series title: ...

Map Showing Limits of Tahoe Glaciation in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, California

Modified 2012-02-10
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/sim2945 (HTML Document 22.74 KB)

Map Showing Limits of Tahoe Glaciation in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, California Scientific Investigations Map 2945 Download citation as ... : RIS Abstract The latest periods of extensive ice cover in the Sierra Nevada include the Tahoe glaciation followed by the Tioga glaciation, and ... glaciers during the periods of glaciation continues to be a matter of debate. A compilation of existing work (Clark and others, 2003) defines the Tioga ... glaciation at 14-25 thousand years ago and splits the Tahoe glaciation into two stages that range from 42-50 and 140-200 thousand years ago. The extent ...

Pleistocene glaciation in the upper Platte River drainage basin, Colorado

Modified 2012-02-10
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/i2644 (HTML Document 18.00 KB)

Pleistocene glaciation in the upper Platte River drainage basin, Colorado IMAP 2644 Download citation as: RIS Pleistocene glaciation in the upper ...

Evidence from Lake Baikal for Siberian glaciation during oxygen-isotope substage 5d

Modified 2012-03-12
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70020873 (HTML Document 19.35 KB)

Evidence from Lake Baikal for Siberian glaciation during oxygen-isotope substage 5d Quaternary Research E.B. Karabanov, A.A. Prokopenko, D.F ... evidence for an abrupt and intense glaciation during the initial part of the last interglacial period (isotope substage 5d). This glaciation lasted ... of glaciation from Lake Baikal agrees with evidence for the advance of ice sheet in northwestern Siberia during this time period and also with ... cryogenic features within the strata of Kazantzevo soils in Southern Siberia. The severe 5d glaciation in Siberia was caused by dramatic cooling due to the ...

Stratigraphy and correlation of the glacial deposits on the Montana Plains

Modified 2012-03-12
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70014662 (HTML Document 16.78 KB)

continental glaciations, at least one Illinoian glaciation, and a late Wisconsin glaciation have been identified on the Montana Plains. Early Wisconsin or ... middle Wisconsin till units have not been identified. The southernmost limit of late Wisconsin glaciation is in Montana, more than 170 km south of the ... Lethbridge moraine in Alberta, Canada (Figs 1 and 2). An interpretation that the Lethbridge moraine is the limit of late Wisconsin glaciation (Stalker ...

Fort Collins Science Center

Modified 2016-12-23
https://www.fort.usgs.gov/products/sb/7902 (HTML Document 25.64 KB)

Search Evidence for cirque glaciation in the Colorado Front Range during the Younger Dryas Chronozone Product Type:  Journal Article Suggested ... Citation:  Menounos, B., and M. Reasoner. 1997. Evidence for cirque glaciation in the Colorado Front Range during the Younger Dryas Chronozone. Quarternary Research. 48(1): 38-47. Related Projects ...

Late Pleistocene glaciation of the Mt Giluwe volcano, Papua New Guinea

Modified 2012-03-12
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70034529 (HTML Document 20.09 KB)

Late Pleistocene glaciation of the Mt Giluwe volcano, Papua New Guinea Quaternary Science Reviews By: T.T. Barrows, G.S. Hope, M.L. Prentice, L.K ... changes in the extent of ice through time we have re-mapped evidence for glaciation on the southwest flank of Mt Giluwe. We find that an ice cap has ... new cosmogenic 36Cl exposure ages complemented by new radiocarbon dates. Direct dating of the moraines identifies that the maximum extent of glaciation ... recognise four distinct glacial periods between 293-306 ka (Gogon Glaciation), 136-158 ka (Mengane Glaciation), centred at 62 ka (Komia Glaciation ...

Uranium-Series Ages of Travertines and Timing of the Last Glaciation in the Northern Yellowstone Area, Wyoming-Montana

Modified 2012-03-12
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70017133 (HTML Document 19.82 KB)

Uranium-Series Ages of Travertines and Timing of the Last Glaciation in the Northern Yellowstone Area, Wyoming-Montana Quaternary Research Abstract ... the last glaciation (Pinedale) in the northern Yellowstone area. Dramatic variations in the hydrologic head are inferred from variations in the ... elevation of travertine deposition with time and are consistent with the expected hydrologic effects of glaciation. We determine the following chronology ... of the Pinedale Glaciation, with the key assumption that travertine deposits (and associated carbonate veins) perched high above present thermal ...

Molluscan evidence for early middle Miocene marine glaciation in southern Alaska

Modified 2012-03-12
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70015867 (HTML Document 17.83 KB)

Molluscan evidence for early middle Miocene marine glaciation in southern Alaska Geological Society of America Bulletin By: The Publications ... climates in southern Alaska culminated in early middle Miocene coastal marine glaciation in the northeastern Gulf of Alaska. This climatic change resulted ... St. Elias Mountains resulted in progressive regional cooling that culminated in coastal marine glaciation beginning in the early middle Miocene (15-16 ... shallow-marine environment in the western Gulf of Alaska, as it does today. Ironically, dating of Gulf of Alaska marine glaciation as early middle ...

Isostatic effects of the last glaciation in the Puget Lowland, Washington

Modified 2012-02-02
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr81370 (HTML Document 15.77 KB)

Isostatic effects of the last glaciation in the Puget Lowland, Washington Open-File Report 81-370 Title: Isostatic effects of the last glaciation in ...

History and dynamics of glaciation in the northern Yellowstone National Park area

Modified 2012-02-02
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/pp729F (HTML Document 16.94 KB)

History and dynamics of glaciation in the northern Yellowstone National Park area Professional Paper 729-F Title: History and dynamics of glaciation ...

Comparison of the marine oxygen isotope record, the Eustatic sea level record, and the chronology of glaciation in the United States of America

Modified 2012-03-12
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70014625 (HTML Document 15.22 KB)

Comparison of the marine oxygen isotope record, the Eustatic sea level record, and the chronology of glaciation in the United States of America ... Title: Comparison of the marine oxygen isotope record, the Eustatic sea level record, and the chronology of glaciation in the United States of America Series title: ...

Glaciation of Little Cottonwood and Bells Canyons, Wasatch Mountains, Utah

Modified 2012-02-02
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/pp454D (HTML Document 16.45 KB)

Glaciation of Little Cottonwood and Bells Canyons, Wasatch Mountains, Utah Professional Paper 454-D Download citation as: RIS Glaciation of Little ...

Chlorine-36 and 14C chronology support a limited last glacial maximum across central Chukotka, northeastern Siberia, and no Beringian ice sheet

Modified 2012-03-12
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70026104 (HTML Document 19.92 KB)

Pekulney Mountains and adjacent Tanyurer River valley are key regions for examining the nature of glaciation across much of northeast Russia. Twelve new ... cosmogenic isotope ages and 14 new radiocarbon ages in concert with morphometric analyses and terrace stratigraphy constrain the timing of glaciation ... in this region of central Chukotka. The Sartan Glaciation (Last Glacial Maximum) was limited in extent in the Pekulney Mountains and dates to ... ???20,000 yr ago. Cosmogenic isotope ages > 30,000 yr as well as non-finite radiocarbon ages imply an estimated age no younger than the Zyryan Glaciation ...

Quaternary stratigraphy and extent of glaciation in the Mount Rainier region, Washington

Modified 2012-02-02
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/pp847 (HTML Document 16.16 KB)

Quaternary stratigraphy and extent of glaciation in the Mount Rainier region, Washington Professional Paper 847 Title: Quaternary stratigraphy and ... extent of glaciation in the Mount Rainier region, Washington Series title: Professional Paper Series number: 59 p. Part or all of this report is ...

Multiple glaciation of the Yukon-Tanana Upland, Alaska

Modified 2012-02-10
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/i507 (HTML Document 17.50 KB)

IMAP 507 Download citation as: RIS Series title:

Ice-rafting, an indication of glaciation?

Modified 2012-03-12
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70011983 (HTML Document 14.87 KB)

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Fingerprinting of glacial silt in lake sediments yields continuous records of alpine glaciation (35–15 ka), western USA

Modified 2013-05-14
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70044306 (HTML Document 22.11 KB)

Fingerprinting of glacial silt in lake sediments yields continuous records of alpine glaciation (35–15 ka), western USA Quaternary Research Joseph ... from Upper Klamath Lake (UKL) and Bear Lake (BL) provides continuous radiocarbon-dated records of glaciation for the southeastern Cascade Range and ... ), existing glaciers in the UKL area expanded. Near the beginning of the global LGM (26.5 ka), the BL record indicates onset of glaciation and UKL-area ... glacial silt in lake sediments yields continuous records of alpine glaciation (35–15 ka), western USA Series title: Quaternary Research Description: ...

History of research on glaciation in the White Mountains, New Hampshire (U.S.A.)

Modified 2012-03-12
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70022028 (HTML Document 18.33 KB)

History of research on glaciation in the White Mountains, New Hampshire (U.S.A.) Geographie Physique et Quaternaire The Publications Warehouse does ... glaciation replaced earlier theories invoking floods and icebergs. Research in the late 1800's concerned the relative impact of continental versus local ... glaciation. Some workers believed that surficial deposits in northern New Hampshire were the product of valley glaciers radiating from the White ... Mountains, but in the early 1900's continental glaciation was established as the most important process across the region. Debate over the extent and ...

Early Pleistocene glaciation in Idaho

Modified 2012-02-02
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/pp158G (HTML Document 13.95 KB)

Professional Paper 158-G The Publications Warehouse does not have links to digital versions of this publication at this time Download citation as: RIS Series title: Professional Paper Series number: