(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2001)

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Post-glacial history of Lake Näsijärvi, Finland, and the origin of the Tammerkoski Rapids

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Lake Näsijärvi is a body of water of 265 km2 in the northern part of the Kokemäenjoki watercourse, central Finland. The lake was isolated from the Baltic Sea during the Ancylus Lake. The effect of post-glacial land uplift on the lake after its isolation and possible shifts in the outlet of the lake complex were studied by means of levellings of the old shore marks, by sedimentological analyses, and by radiocarbon datings. Thus, the purpose of this work is to detect if Lake Näsijärvi had an ancient outlet in the north and, if the older outlet existed, when the present outlet, the Tammerkoski Rapids, opened


Article of periodic

published at : Fennia / ISSN 0015-0010

Editor : Societas Geographica Fenniae, Helsinki - FINLANDE (1889- 2009)

Millesime : 2001, vol. 179, no1 [pp. 129-141]

Bibliographic references : 40 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;




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