(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2010)

Document title

The side growth of lithalsas : some comments on observations in Northern Québec

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

PISSART A. (1) ;
(1) Dep. of Geography, Univ., Liège, BELGIQUE


Based on observations in northern Québec and Belgium, the author infers that lithalsas in northern Québec are modern analogues of the enclosed and ramparted depressions that occur on the Hautes Fagnes plateau, Belgium. It is hypothesised that the growth of these lithalsas occurs not only by vertical heave associated with ice segregation within mineral material but also by lateral frost thrusting


Article of periodic

published at : Permafrost and periglacial processes / ISSN 1045-6740 / CODEN PEPPED

Editor : Wiley, Chichester - ROYAUME-UNI (1990)

Millesime : 2010, vol. 21, no4 [pp. 362-365]

Bibliographic references : 10 ref.

Collation : 4 fig.



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