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Glacial events in the Transantarctic Mountains

Paul A. Mayewski

Glacial events in the Transantarctic Mountains

a record of the east Antarctic ice sheet

by Paul A. Mayewski

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Published by American Geophysical Union in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Antarctica,
  • Transantarctic Mountains.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Antarctica -- Transantarctic Mountains.,
    • Glacial landforms -- Antarctica -- Transantarctic Mountains.,
    • Glacial epoch -- Antarctica -- Transantarctic Mountains.,
    • Ice sheets -- Antarctica -- Transantarctic Mountains.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesLate Paleozoic glacial patterns in the central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica.
      StatementPaul A. Mayewski and Richard P. Goldthwait. Late Paleozoic glacial patterns in the central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica / Donald A. Coates.
      SeriesGeology of the central Transantarctic Mountains ;, papers 12-13, Antarctic research series,, v. 36, papers 12-13, Geology of the central Transantarctic Mountains ;, paper 12-13., Antarctic research series ;, v. 36, paper 12-13.
      ContributionsGoldthwait, Richard Parker, 1911-, Coates, Donald A., American Geophysical Union.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE350 .G46 papers 12-13
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. 275-338 :
      Number of Pages338
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2765885M
      ISBN 100875901565
      LC Control Number86123769

      The pyrope garnet populations from Sites 4–8, 13 and 14 provide one line of evidence of an ultramafic garnet source in continental Antarctica and, based on the glacial striations and grounding line in the Meyers Hills, southern Ellsworth Mountains, for ice motion into the southern Karoo Basin all the way to the Sauce Grande Formation, Ventana Cited by: 3. Late glacial and postglacial environmental changes: Quaternary, Carboniferous-Permian, and Proterozoic. Responsibility edited by I. Peter Martini. central Transantarctic mountains, Antarctica-- some problems of the Permian (Asselian) glaciation and the subsequent climate in the Permian. Nielsen Book Data).

      An Ice-Core-Based, Late Holocene History for the Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica Paul A. Mayewski University of New Hampshire - Main Campus W. Berry Lyons ily characterized major paleocliinate events (glacial- interglacial cycles) and do not yet appear to revealCited by: Transantarctic Mountains Edmund Stump Paper Glacial Events in the Transantarctic Mountains: A Record of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet Paul A. Mayewski and Richard P Goldthwait Paper Late Paleozoic Glacial Patterns in the Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica Donald A. Coates Paper The Beacon Supergroup (Devonian.

      Glacial Geology and Late Cenozoic History of the Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica by Paul A. Mayewski: go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it. Works . Another controversial view is that terrestrial glacial deposits, known as the Sirius Group, scattered in a number of locations through the Transantarctic Mountains, indicate dynamic ice-sheet conditions as recently as Pliocene time; based on diatom biostratigraphy and preserved : Martin J. Siegert, Fabio Florindo.


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Glacial events in the Transantarctic Mountains by Paul A. Mayewski Download PDF EPUB FB2

Geology of the Central Transantarctic Mountains, Volume Editor(s): Glacial events in the Transantarctic Mountains book D. Turner; John E.

Splettstoesser It is a book series designed to serve scientists and graduate students actively engaged in Antarctic or closely related research and others versed in the biological or physical sciences. Glacial Events in the Transantarctic. Get this from a library. Glacial events in the Transantarctic Mountains: a record of the east Antarctic ice sheet.

[Paul A Mayewski; Richard P Goldthwait; Donald A Coates; American Geophysical Union.]. The Transantarctic Mountains form a mountainous division between East and West Antarctica extending km from the Pensacola Mountains to northern Victoria Land. The mountains constrict the flow of East Antarctic ice, creating outlet glaciers which form a Cited by: -- Late Paleozoic glacial patterns in the central Transantarctic Mountains.

-- Papers The Beacon Supergroup (Devonian- Triassic) and Ferrar Group (Jurassic) in the Beardmore Glacier Area, Antarctica \/ P.J. Barrett [et al.]. The fundamental geology of the Transantarctic Mountains is divided into three main rock groups: 1) the McMurdo Volcanic Group, epitomized by the currently active Mt.

Erebus, 2) the Beacon Supergroup, a sequence of sedimentary rocks that crop out throughout the upper reaches of the Transantarctic Mountains and 3) the Ross Supergroup, a complex. Free Online Library: Late Paleozoic glacial events and postglacial transgressions in Gondwana.(Brief article, Book review) by "SciTech Book News"; Publishing industry Library and information science Science and technology, general Books Book reviews.

This extraordinary book is the first-person account of John Long's two unforgettable "summers" on the southern continent. Told in a highly accessible and entertaining style, Mountains of Madness is the account of his three-month long fossil hunt. As the story unfolds, we learn of both the highs of scientific discovery as well as the grueling yet essential routines that must be practiced every Cited by: 2.

Antarctica is the center from which all surrounding continental bodies separated millions of years ago. Antarctica: A Keystone in a Changing World, reinforces the importance of continual changes in the country's history and the impact of these changes on global book also places emphasis on deciphering the climate records in ice cores, geologic cores, rock outcrops and those.

Antarctica (/ æ n ˈ t ɑːr t ɪ k ə / or / æ n t ˈ ɑːr k t ɪ k ə / ()) is Earth's southernmost contains the geographic South Pole and is situated in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle, and is surrounded by the Southern 14, square kilometres (5, square miles), it is the fifth-largest.

The Neogene Meyer Desert Formation, Sirius Group, at Oliver Bluffs in the Transantarctic Mountains, contains a sequence of glacial deposits formed under a wet-based glacial : Sandra Passchier. Book Chapter C.

Glacial and periglacial processes the known geomorphological evidence associated with cold-based glaciers in the South Victoria Land region of the Transantarctic Mountains. It aims to provide progress towards a set of criteria for recognizing cold-based glacier activity in other regions and to highlight the implications of.

The Lower Permian Mackellar Formation is well exposed in a 10, km 2 outcrop belt in the Nimrod, Beardmore, and Shackleton Glacier areas of the Transantarctic Mountains.

This formation directly overlies glacial deposits and provides a unique glimpse of high paleolatitude conditions during the last icehouse to greenhouse transition. The book contains indexes of both subject matter and of authors' names that allow it to be used as an encyclopedia of the Transantarctic Mountains and of the East Antarctic ice sheet.

You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.

The tectonic evolution of the Transantarctic Mountains appears to have begun when Antarctica broke away from Australia during the late Cretaceous and is ongoing, creating along the way some of the longest mountain ranges (at kilometers) formed by rift flank uplift and associated continental rifting.

The Transantarctic Mountains (TAM) separate East and West Antarctica. Late Paleozoic Glacial Events and Postglacial Transgressions in Gondwana “Levipustula Fauna” in central-western Argentina and its relationships with the Carboniferous glacial event in the southwestern postglacial lake: Mackellar Formation (Permian), Transantarctic Mountains.

Author(s) Molly F. Miller; Molly F. Miller Department of. Antarctica: A Keystone in a Changing World—Online Proceedings for the 10th International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A.—August 26 to September 1, Edited by Alan Cooper, Carol Raymond, and the 10th ISAES Editorial Team * ISSN: DOI: /of ISBN (book):   This book presents new information and interpretations of the ancient glacial record, looking in particular at the Late Proterozoic and Late Paleozoic eras.

The influence of global tectonics on the origins and distribution of ice masses and the character of Brand: Cambridge University Press. Types of Glaciers (note: images of these features are shown in your textbook and will be shown in class.) Mountain Glaciers.

- Relatively small glaciers which occur at higher elevations in mountainous regions. Smallest of these occupy hollows or bowl-shaped depressions on sides of mountains (cirque glaciers).As cirque glaciers grow larger they may spread into valleys and flow down the valleys.

Glacial records from the Transantarctic Mountains also indicate that glaciers underwent extensive basal and surface melting prior to Ma ago during climatic conditions warmer than today.

The Meyer Desert Formation biota is a biota (flora and fauna) found in the Dominion Range in the Transantarctic Mountains in Antarctica, alongside the Beardmore Glacier.

Since about 15 Ma, Antarctica has been mostly covered with ice. Fossil Nothofagus leaves in the Meyer Desert Formation of the Sirius Group show that intermittent warm periods allowed Nothofagus shrubs to cling to the Dominion.Here a case study is presented in which heavy minerals were used to reconstruct East Antarctic glacial events in the Transant-arctic Mountains that form an active rift margin.

Mayewski PA, Goldthwait RP () Glacial events in the Transantarctic Mountains; a record of the East Antarctic ice sheet. Antarct Res Ser – Google Scholar Mayewski PA, Goldthwait RP () Glacial events in the Transantarctic Mountains: a record of the East Antarctic ice sheet: American by: 1.