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Quaternary Glaciations Extent and Chronology: North America
By J. Ehlers (editor) and Philip L. Gibbard (editor)
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Publisher Elsevier Science Ltd
Publication date July 15, 2004
Pages 440
Binding Hardcover
Edition Pck
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780444515926
ISBN-10 0444515925
Dimensions 1 by 8.25 by 11.50 in.
Weight 3.40 lbs.
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Published in Europe
Original list price $290.00
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Accompanying CD-ROMs contain ... 'digital maps, showing glacial limits, end moraines, ice-dammed lakes, glacier-induced drainage diversions and the locations of key sections through which the glacial limits are defined and dated'--P. [4] of cover.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This book is the second of three volumes in which the recent knowledge of the extent and chronology of Quaternary glaciations has been compiled on a global scale. This information is seen as a fundamental requirement, not only for the glacial community, but for the wider user-community of general Quaternary workers. In particular the need for accurate ice-front positions is a basic requirement for the rapidly growing field of palaeoclimate modelling. In order to provide the information for the widest-possible range of users in the most accessible form, a series of digital maps was prepared.



The glacial limits were mapped in ArcView, the Geographical Information System (GIS) used by the work group. Included with the publication is a CD with digital maps, showing glacial limits, end moraines, ice-dammed lakes, glacier-induced drainage diversions and the locations of key sections through which the glacial limits are defined and dated. The last deglaciation is also shown in 500 year time-steps. The digital maps in this volume cover the USA and Canada and include Greenland and Hawaii. Both overview maps and more detailed maps at a scale 1: 1,000,000 are provided.



Also available:
Part I: Europe, ISBN 0-444-51462-7
Part III: South America, Asia, Africa, Australia, Antarctica, ISBN 0-444-51593-3

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9780444515926 | details & prices | 440 pages | 8.25 × 11.50 × 1.00 in. | 3.40 lbs | List price $290.00
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