geomorphological study of post-glacial uplift with particular reference to Arctic Canada by John T. Andrews

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  • Geomorphology.,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Holocene.,
  • Geomorphology -- Canada, Northern.

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Bibliography: p.150-156.

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Statementby John T. Andrews.
SeriesInstitute of British Geographers. Special publication,, no. 2, Special publication (Institute of British Geographers) ;, no. 2.
LC ClassificationsGB406 .A5
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 156 p.
Number of Pages156
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Open LibraryOL5741779M
ISBN 100901989061
LC Control Number70852261

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A new approach to analytical and numerical study of the process of the post-glacial uplifting of the Earth’s surface was proposed within the framework of a viscous model. Displacement of the Earth’s surface is considered as the motion of the density boundary due to chemico-density convection.

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the study area has a low bedrock relief, as the area constitute part of the sub-Cambrian peneplain (Lidmar-Bergström ), a mega-scale geomorphological erosional-unconformity feature. The bedrock belongs to the Svecokarelian orogen in the south-western parts of the Fennoscandian Shield and it generally consists of granitoids.

least anot years. The total uplift from the end of deglaciation depends on the local ice load and could be several hundred metres near the centre of rebound. Recently, the term Post-Glacial Rebound is gradually being replaced by the term glacial isostatic adjustment. This is in recognition that the response of the Earth to.

the study area are tectonically controlled, probably by the Pantelleria Rift System to which they are par-allel. One of the major faults of the archipelago is the South Gozo Fault, a normal fault crossing the south-eastern margin of the study area. This fault is respon-sible for the uplift of the Oligo-Miocene succession.

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Geomorphologists seek to understand why landscapes look the way they do, to understand. McCabe (quaternary science, U. of Ulster) provides an exhaustive and current history of regional geological, geomorphological, and geochronological evidence used in ice sheet reconstruction.

As part of this study, it also documents dynamic interactions between ice, the atmosphere, and sea levels during the last major glacial cycle. These data imply surface uplift on the order of – m since the late Miocene at uplift rates of – mm/yr.

Paleobotanical and geomorphological data suggest a similar uplift history for the Eastern Cordillera—namely no more than half the modern elevation present by 10 Ma.

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). During the post-glacial period the differential uplift has had a major impact on the development and configuration of seas, lakes and rivers in the glaciated areas.Cape Aston (Inuktitut: Niaqonaujang) is a large peninsula on eastern Baffin Island, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, d on Baffin Bay just south of Clyde Inlet, the closest settlement is Clyde cape includes an ice-derived delta.

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