Appalachian Glacier Complex in Maritime Canada
- Rudolph R. SteaAffiliated withStea Surficial Geology Services
The Appalachian Glacier Complex is defined as a series of local ice centers and divides that developed in Maritime Canada during the Wisconsinan glaciation, effectively barring Laurentide ice from the region.
These two opposing models of glaciation for the Maritime Provinces have come to be known as the “minimum” and “maximum” models. The maximum model invokes the LIS covering the entire region during the last glacial maximum (LGM) (∼20 kyr BP) (Flint, 1971; Mayewski et al., 1981; Dyke et al ...
- Appalachian Glacier Complex in Maritime Canada
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- Encyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaciers
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