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Bedrock geology of the Nunatarssuaq area, northwest Greenland

Arthur T. Fernand

Bedrock geology of the Nunatarssuaq area, northwest Greenland

by Arthur T. Fernand

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Published by Reitzels in Copenhagen .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Arthur T. Fernand and Alan S. Horowitz.
SeriesMeddelelser om Gronland -- bd.172, nr.6
ContributionsHorowitz, Alan Stanley.
The Physical Object
Pagination42p. :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21620094M

  (, December 7). Most of Greenland ice melted to bedrock in recent geologic past, says study: Finding suggests the ice sheet is more vulnerable than thought. ScienceDaily.   The Bedrock Geologic Map of the West Burlington (Iowa) ’ Quadrangle is the result of the northeastern part of the mapping sippian bedrock units dominate the bedrock surface with southeastern Iowa by identifying a series of northwest-southeast .

Thule Project: Thule region and Nunatarssuaq, Northwest Greenland For more info on this project and the Arctic field season, see this 4-minute video. West Greenland Field Work: Ilulissat Area Lakes and Kangerlussuaq Ice Margin, HUGH RAFFLES is the author of Insectopedia, which was a New York Times Notable Book and received the Orion Book Award and the Ludwik Fleck Prize of the Society for Social Studies of Science, and of In Amazonia: A Natural History which received the Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing. His essays have appeared in Best American Essays, Granta, Orion, and The New York Times, and he is the Reviews:

Roadside Geology and Geology Underfoot books will help you learn about the geology of your favorite state. These books are great to take on a trip, but they work even better if you use them in advance to plan your trip wisely. Each book is a 6" x 9" paperback loaded with maps, photos, cross-sections, sketches and expert descriptions!   The previous bedrock geologic map of north-central Iowa was completed by Witzke and others in Since then, new geologic data from this area have been accumulated and become available for more detailed geologic mapping. To better understand the geology in the mapping area, the new bedrock geologic.


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Bedrock geology of the Nunatarssuaq area, northwest Greenland by Arthur T. Fernand Download PDF EPUB FB2

The subglacial bedrock topography presented in these maps was reconstructed using present sea level as the datum. The central region (blue colours) is below sea level and corresponds to a region of thick ice. Overall, about 22% of Greenland’s ice is below sea level. Reconstructions like these represent Greenland with all ice instantly removed.

BEDROCK GEOLOGY. Despite the enigmatic nature of the rocks of the Great Smoky Mountains, they are of more than usual geologic interest, as they link the contrasting Paleozoic sedimentary rocks of the Appalachian Valley on the northwest with the metamorphic and granitic rocks of the Blue Ridge.

We present a record of Holocene GrIS extents in Nunatarssuaq, Northwest Greenland, 10 Be ages of boulders and bedrock exposed during deglaciation from the Last Glacial Maximum range from ~ 81 Davies WE, Krinsley DB, Nicol AH () Geology of the North Star Bugt area, Northwest Greenland.

Reitzel, Meddelelser om Grønland (ISSN Cited by: 9. Bishop, B.C. Shear moraines in the Thule area, northwest Greenland., U.S. Snow, Ice and Permafrost Research Establishment. Research Report Boullon, G.S. The development of a complex supraglacial moraine at the margin of Sørbreen, Ny Friesland, by: Susan R.

Zimmerman's 3 research works with 26 citations and reads, including: Holocene history of the Greenland Ice-Sheet margin in Northern Nunatarssuaq, Northwest Greenland. [1] Greenland's main outlet glaciers have more than doubled their contribution to global sea level rise over the last decade.

Recent work has shown that Greenland's mass loss is still increasing. Here we show that the ice loss, which has been well‐documented over southern portions of Greenland, is now spreading up along the northwest coast, with this acceleration likely starting in late The bedrock geology of Washington Land consists of nearly horizontal carbonate formations of Cambrian six decades of frontal, mass and area changes in the Nunatarssuaq area, Northwest Greenland book Greenland.

N SOIL CENTE I.v I v INA 5, 5 1 I FAA 30 ~ 1 i '_ 20 40 80 60 GRAVEL-- FIG. Cumulative curves of clast sizes in typical coarse sediments from one active patterned soil net 1 km north of Nuna Lake, Nunatarssuaq, northwest Greenland. Local bedrock is coarse granite gneiss, and sorted patterns are developed in the covering glacial till exposed more than yr since.

(List of papers on geology or similar matters which by subject, author or place of publi-cation are related to Denmark, Greenland or Iceland. The place of publication is Copen-hagen unless otherwise stated.) Iversen, Johs.: Landnam i Danmarks Stenalder.

En pollenanalytisk Undersøgelse. The study area comprises the northern part of the East Greenland Caledonides and the bedrock is primarily composed of crystalline basement except for a. This geologic database of the Yucaipa ' quadrangle was prepared by the Southern California Areal Mapping Project (SCAMP), a regional geologic-mapping project sponsored jointly by the U.S.

Geological Survey and the California Geological Survey. The greater part of Greenland is entirely covered by a great ice sheet which in places extends to within kilometers of the sea coast and in many places reaches it in the form of great glaciers. Only v ⇑ V ery little is known of the bedrock geology beneath this ice.

Bedrock map of Ireland. Irish bedrock maps shows both the onshore and offshore bedrock geology Ireland. Bedrock is the hard, solid rock beneath surface materials such as soil and gravel. Bedrock also underlies sand and other sediments on the ocean floor.

Bedrock is consolidated rock, this means it is solid and tightly bound. Jason P. Briner, Darrell S. Kaufman, Ole Bennike and Matthew A. Kosnik, Amino acid ratios in reworked marine bivalve shells constrain Greenland Ice Sheet history during the Holocene, Geology, 42, 1, (75), ().

The northern Alaska Peninsula is a region of transition from the classic magmatic arc geology of the Alaska Peninsula to a Proterozoic and early Paleozoic carbonate platform and then to the poorly understood, tectonically complex sedimentary basins of southwestern Alaska.

Physiographically, the region ranges from the high glaciated mountains of the Alaska-Aleutian Range to the coastal lowlands. Comments: The Geologic Database of Texas was digitized from the Geologic Atlas of Texas (GAT).

This map layer shows the boundaries of these source map sheets. Sheet names are labeled on the map. Data Source: Geologic Database of Texas. Click a sheet on the map to view more information. Reconstructions of climate over Greenland during past warm periods provide crucial insights into the likely response of the Greenland Ice Sheet to future warming.

However, limited preservation of interglacial archives due to extensive glacial scouring has hindered paleoclimate reconstructions along Greenland’s margins. Here, we report a Greenland lake sediment record that.

Geology and Natural History of the BWCA and Quetico Park. Both the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and Quetico Park offer scenic vistas of sheer rock cliffs, dramatic waterfalls and some of the oldest exposed rock formations in the world.

As recent as 10 to 12 thousand years ago our area. of Bristol Bay, shows an area we nominally call the northern. Alaska Peninsula. It is a region of transition from the classic magmatic arc geology of the Alaska Peninsula to the accretion-ary geology of south-central and southwest Alaska and to the poorly understood, tectonically complex sedimentary basins of southwestern Alaska.

The divisions of regional geology are drawn in different ways, but are usually outlined by a common geologic history, geographic vicinity or political boundaries. The regional geology of North America usually encompasses the geographic regions of Alaska, Canada, Greenland, the continental United States, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean.

87 Bedrock Geology and Sea-Level History of Fayetteville Quadrangle, Washington County, Arkansas / kansas as they prepare for employment in the petroleum ii iustry (most recently in theses by Valek, ;2 01,J. King,; Combs, ; Cooper, ; Anderson, 2 01). Despite continued interest in the Carboniferous s atigraphy ofnorthern Arkansas, there has been no map- p igofthe.This information represents a digital version of the polygon units shown on "Bedrock Geologic Map of Wisconsin," originally published in at a scale ofThe bedrock geology shown is a lithostratigraphic interpretation of the consolidated (rock) units.Geology Books - A variety of books for reference, field trips, reading and more.

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