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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1999)

Document title

Directions of ice flow during the last glaciation in counties Meath, Westmeath and Cavan

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

MEEHAN R.T. ;

Abstract

Ice flow direction indicators in north-west County Meath and adjacent parts of Westmeath and Cavan are described. Drumlins, striae, roches moutonnées, and other streamlined features, as well as till fabrics, suggest a general flow during glacial maximum of north-west to south-east when combined with erratic carriage data. Analysis of the configuration of ice marginal moraines and subglacially deposited esker ridges deposited during glacial retreat, as well as till fabric analysis of deglacial sediments, suggest a more complicated retreat of ice

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Irish geography / ISSN 0075-0778

Editor : Geographical Society of Ireland, Dublin - IRLANDE (1947)

Millesime : 1999, vol. 32, no1 [pp. 26-51]

Bibliographic references : 47 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

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