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Late Pleistocene glaciation of the Kosciuszko Massif, Snowy Mountains, Australia

Barrows, Timothy; Stone, John O; Fifield, L Keith; Cresswell, Richard

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Late Pleistocene glaciation of the Australian mainland was restricted to a small area of the southeastern highlands. Geomorphic mapping of the area and exposure dating using the in situ produced cosmogenic isotope10Be provides evidence for at least two distinct glaciations. The Early Kosciuszko glaciation consisted of a single glacier advance before 59,300 ± 5400 years ago (Snowy River Advance). The Late Kosciuszko glaciation comprised three glacier advances 32,000 ± 2500 (Headley Tarn...[Show more]

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Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/93164
Source: Quaternary Research
DOI: 10.1006/qres.2001.2216

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