Show simple item record Glasser, Neil F. Harrison, Stephan Jansson, Krister N. 2009-12-22T15:19:10Z 2009-12-22T15:19:10Z 2009
dc.identifier.citation Glasser , N F , Harrison , S & Jansson , K N 2009 , ' Topographic controls on glacier sediment-landform associations around the temperate North Patagonian Icefield ' Quaternary Science Reviews , vol 28 , no. 25-26 , pp. 2817-2832 . , 10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.07.011 en
dc.identifier.issn 0277-3791
dc.identifier.other PURE: 142570
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/3895
dc.description Glasser, N. F., Harrison, S., Jansson, K. N. (2009) Topographic controls on glacier sediment–landform associations around the temperate North Patagonian Icefield. Quaternary Science Reviews 28, pp. 2817-2832 Sponsorship: NERC grant NER/B/S/2002/00282); Royal Geographical Society (grant RGS 03/02); Aberystwyth University en
dc.description.abstract Glacier sediment–landform associations are commonly used as interpretive and predictive tools to reconstruct the nature of past glacial events. Here we provide a regional-scale study of the sediments and landforms around the temperate North Patagonian Icefield, an area with outlet glaciers that terminate in the full range of environments possible in a temperate glacier setting (land-terminating, lake-terminating and tidewater-terminating). We present a regional-scale geomorphological map and sedimentological data collected at 11 outlet glaciers of the icefield. Key sediments and landforms include large tracts of ice-scoured bedrock, extensive sandar, terminal moraines, ice-contact glaciofluvial landforms and evidence of paraglacial slope adjustment following glacier recession. The sediments and landforms developed around the North Patagonian Icefield contrast with those previously identified at other temperate outlet glaciers in Iceland and Alaska, and we argue that this is largely a result of topographic controls on glacier terminal environment (e.g. local relief, topography and geomorphological setting). en
dc.format.extent 16 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Quaternary Science Reviews en
dc.title Topographic controls on glacier sediment-landform associations around the temperate North Patagonian Icefield en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Article (Journal) en
dc.contributor.institution Institute of Geography & Earth Sciences en
dc.contributor.institution Centre for Glaciology en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en

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