1999) for whom 'the global distribution of glacial deposits
of Neoproterozoic age suggests that the ice sheet of the time developed even to the equatorial area'.
The covering dirt slips and slides, first one way and then another, until it is all superimposed in heaps on earlier glacial deposits
Paleosols studied in northwest Canada include multiple buried soils between tills and relict soils developed in glacial deposits
of varying ages (Rutter et al.
Stratigraphy and correlation of the glacial deposits
of the Lake Michigan Lobe prior to 14 ka B.
N-values and natural moisture contents were the primary engineering data used to delineate these contrasting glacial deposits
Harland accumulated enough data from the scientific literature to show that in the Neoproterozoic tillites, the mineral grains susceptible to magnetism had assumed a nearly horizontal orientation when the glacial deposits
were formed, a clear sign that the tillites originated near the equator.
However, the ice sheets never flowed down to sea level, where we find glacial deposits
Lawrence Island and amino acid geochronology on mollusks incorporated into glacial deposits
on the island (Hopkins et al.
provide the sand for the dune building that continues now.
Alluvial mining refers to mining precious metal deposits (particularly gold and gemstones) found in alluvial deposits - which are deposits of sand and gravel in modern or ancient stream beds, or occasionally glacial deposits
Carbonate cementation in polar regions or within glacial deposits
in formerly glaciated areas have attracted interest as a potential indicator of hydrologic and permafrost conditions and palaeoclimatic proxies (e.
It's the sort of story that geography is made for, combining the physical (the coast is constructed from glacial deposits
that have 'the constituency of butter' when it rains) with the human (since the Middle Ages, as many as 30 villages may have been lost to the sea, and today, many houses face imminent destruction).
This size range is the terminal grade for calcite and dolomite and can be related to the provenance of the glacial deposits
It rested on a large ice-borne boulder from the glacial deposits
The northernmost point of New Zealand's South Island is Farewell Spit, a sand bar jutting out into the Tasman Sea for 20 miles, the sand blown into huge drifts after being dumped there by currents loaded with glacial deposits
fed by the Southern Alps.