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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1982)

Document title

Chronologic and environmental implications of a new genus of fossil deer from Late Wisconsin deposits at Toronto, Canada

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

CHURCHER C. S. ; PETERSON R. L. ;

Abstract

A new cervine deer (Torontoceros hypogaeus), described from a partial cranium with portions of the main antler beams, has been recovered from deposits of early Lake Ontario age on the exposed bench of Glacial Lake Iroquois at Toronto, Ontario, Canada. A C date of 11,315 325 yr B.P. obtained on the antler allows the date at which Glacial Lake Iroquois drained to be revised to before 11,400 yr B.P. Spruce (Picea), pine (Pinus), and sedges (Cyperaceae) are major components of the associated pollen spectrum, which implies a typically interstadial or postglacial climate in which mixed forest grew in the Toronto area.

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Quaternary research New York

Editor :

Millesime : 1982, vol. 18, no2 [pp. 184-195]

Bibliographic references : 30 réf.

Language

Anglais

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