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The Periglacial environment: past and present

Pw, Troy Lewis (editor)

Published by McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal, 1969
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Octavo in black cloth and silver titles to spine; no jacket; illus., maps; 487 pp., 24 cm. fine ex-library copy of a engineering consulting firm with company stamps to ffep and rear pastedown; library card holder to front pastedown; o/m faintest signs of wear to cloth which is clean and free of fraying; pages are clean, crisp, bright and free of marks and creases; binding is tight and square; a well-cared-for copy. In English. || Conference Authors: Arctic Institute of North America. ; International Association for Quaternary Research; Symposium on Cold Climate Environments and Processes ; (1965 :; Fairbanks, Alaska) Contents: The Periglacial Environment / Troy L. Pewe -- Factors Influencing Discontinuous Permafrost in Canada / R.J.E. Brown -- Underground ice in the Quaternary Deposits of the Yana-Indigirka Lowland as a Genetic and Stratigraphic Indicator / A.I. Popov -- Permafrost and Tundra Polygons in Northern Sweden / Anders Rapp & Lennart Annersten -- Soils of the Okpilak River Region, Alaska / Jerry Brown -- Distribution of Small-Scale Periglacial and Glacial Geomorphological Features on Axel Heiberg Islands, N.W.T., Canada / Sten Rudberg -- Minor Periglacial Phenomena Among the High Volcanoes of Mexico / Jose L. Lorenzo -- Cyclical Change in a Patterned-Ground Ecosystem, Thule, Greenland / John W. Marr -- Earth and Ice Mounds: A Terminological Discussion / Jan Lundqvist -- Soil Stripes and Polygonal Ground in the Subantarctic Islands of Crozet and Kerguellen / P. Bellair -- Lichenometric Dating in the Central Alaska Range / Richard D. Reger & Troy L. Pewe -- Investigations of the Holocene Deposits Around Jakobshavns Isbrae, West Greenland / Anker Weidick -- The Pleistocene History of Antarctica / K.K. Markov -- Isostatic Recovery Near Glacier-Ice Margins: Some Evidence from Waterloo, Ontario, Canada / Stuart A. Harris -- Quaternary Periglacial Wind-Worn Sand Grains in USSR / Andre Cailleux -- Distribution, Source, and Age of the Loess on the Plain of Caen, Normandy, France / A. Journaux [and others] -- The Age of the Pingos of Belgium / William Mullenders & Frans Gullentops -- A Peculiar Type of Fossil Ice Fissure / Paul Macar -- Periglacial Phenomena Recently Observed in the Terraces of the Seine Southeast of Bonnieres France / Elaine Bass de Menorval -- Fossil Ice Wedge Polygons in Southeast Essex, England / Ruth Gruhn & Alan Lyle Bryan -- Slope Development Affected by Frost Fissures and Thermal Erosion / Jan Dylik -- Dolomite Tors and Sandfilled Sink Holes in the Carboniferous Limestone of Derbyshire, England / Trevor D. Ford -- Permafrost and Temperature Conditions in England During the Last Glacial Period / R.B.G. Williams -- Stratigraphy of Periglacial Features in East Anglia and Adjacent Areas / R.G. West -- Processes and Environments of the Brazilian Quaternary / Joao Jose Bigarella, Maria Regina Mousinho, & Jorge Xavier de Silva. Standard No: LCCN: 68-21893 SUBJECT(S) Descriptor: Geomorphology -- Congresses. Geology -- Congresses. Fine, no jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 86368

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Title: The Periglacial environment: past and present

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal

Publication Date: 1969

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

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