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Document title

The role of blocks of dead ice in the deposition of late glacial sediments in a large valley : A case study from the Vistula river valley in the Grudziądz basin, north Poland

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

KORDOWSKI J. (1) ;
(1) Inst. of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences, Toruń, POLOGNE

Abstract

The paper describes the processes associated with sediment deposition in the presence of large blocks of dead or stagnating ice. The study examines a large valley depression in the Grudziądz Basin (lower Vistula Valley) which formed part of the area covered by the last glaciation. A detailed description of the glaciolimnic landforms arising in that depositional setting was prepared along with a record of their structural and textural variety and their paleogeographical implications are discussed. It is concluded that the whole terrace system of the Grudziądz Basin was mainly formed in the presence of dead ice

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Geographia polonica / ISSN 0016-7282 / CODEN GGPLAE

Editor : Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Warszawa - POLOGNE (1964)

Millesime : 2013, vol. 86, no4 [pp. 341-361]

Bibliographic references : 2 p.

Collation : 12 fig. coul.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 12059

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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.7163/GPol.2013.28

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