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Late Precambrian glaciation of central East Greenland

M. J. Hambrey

Late Precambrian glaciation of central East Greenland

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Published by Nyt Nordisk Forlag in Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Precambrian.,
  • Tillite -- Greenland.,
  • Formations (Geology) -- Greenland.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 49-50.

    StatementMichael J. Hambrey and Anthony M. Spencer.
    SeriesMeddelelser om Grønland -- 19
    ContributionsSpencer, A. M.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52 p. :
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22179445M
    ISBN 108717055628

    Start studying Physical Geography Chapter Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The geologic time scale (GTS) is a system of chronological dating that relates geological strata (stratigraphy) to is used by geologists, paleontologists, and other Earth scientists to describe the timing and relationships of events that have occurred during Earth's table of geologic time spans, presented here, agree with the nomenclature, dates and standard . Danish glaciological investigations in Greenland \/ B\u00F6rge Fristrup -- Late Pleistocene glaciation in northeast Greenland \/ Daniel B. Krinsley -- Surface features of the ice-cap margin, northwestern Greenland \/ Laurence H. Nobles -- Periglacial phenomena in Canada \/ Frank A. Cook -- Comparison of gravitational and seismic depth. from a site at Greenland’s centre (GISP2), and conclude that Greenland was ice-free for long periods during the Pleistocene epoch ( million to 11, years ago). Bierman et al.2 analysed marine sedimentary cores taken from two sites off the east coast of .

    Firstly, the book is far shorter than the numbered pages. The Table of Contents is on page 11; Chapter 1 begins on page More than 20+ additional pages could easily be deleted by removing all the blanks/5(28).


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Late Precambrian glaciation of central East Greenland by M. J. Hambrey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Late Precambrian glaciation of central east Greenland. Copenhagen: Kommissionen for videnskabelige Undersøgelser i Grønland, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: M J Hambrey; A M Spencer; Denmark.

Kommissionen for videnskabelige undersøgelser i Grønland. Most of the numerous mineral occurrences of the southern half of the East Greenland Caledonides were discovered during Lauge Koch's geological expeditions (–; Koch, ; Haller, ) and during the later extensive mineral exploration by Nordisk Mineselskab A/S up to The mineral exploration history of East Greenland is outlined in detail by Harpøth et.

Late Precambrian (∼ ± Ma) glaciogenic sequences exhibit substantial evidence for marked climatic inequability of seasonal and longer periodicity (10° to ∼ 10 6 yrs): (1) tillites are closely associated with dolomites, limestones and evaporites apparently of warm-water origin; (2) tillites occur with red beds and iron-formations whose iron probably was derived Cited by: The Snowball Earth website examines the evidence and theory behind the snowball earth hypothesis, the idea that the globe was covered by ice for long periods roughlyand million years ago.

A.M., Mechanisms and environments of deposition of Late Precambrian geosynclinal tillites: Scotland and East Greenland. For about two and a half billion years the Earth’s surface temperatures have been near the transition between water in its three phases: ice, liquid, and vapor.

During this long span of time, ice has accumulated to form huge glaciers on the continents from time to time, separated by intervals when. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 65 (): Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam -- Printed in The Netherlands LATE PRECAMBRIAN GLACIALLY-RELATED GROOVED AND STRIATED SURFACES IN THE TILLITE GROUP OF CENTRAL EAST GREENLAND A.

MONCRIEFF and M. HAMBREY Department of Earth Cited by: Glaciation has been a rare event in Earth's history, but there is evidence of widespread glaciation during the late Paleozoic Era ( to Ma) and the late Precambrian (i.e. the Neoproterozoic Era, to Ma).

Before the current ice age, which began 2 to 3 Ma, Earth's climate was typically mild and uniform for long periods of time. Abstract We present a 10Be chronology of late glacial to early Holocene fluctuations of a Greenland ice sheet outlet glacier and the adjacent Milne Land ice cap in Cited by: 8.

The basement: The Precambrian Shield Large parts of central and south Greenland are made up by an old ‘shield’, a platform of rocks, which has been stable for a long time, but had previously gone through a long, complex history. Thus, although the major part of Unit 8 off central-east Greenland is suggested to have a fluvial origin, the upper-most part was influenced by distal glacial processes and bottom-currents possibly associated with the geostrophic flow of an incipient EGC (Fig.

5a). Late Miocene: onset of central-east Greenland cross-shelf glaciationCited by: 5. The widespread occurrence of Late Pre-Cambrian glaciogenic sedimentary rocks provides an ideal situation for the establishment of a worldwide Pre-Cambrian chronostratigraphic unit.

In this article. The Late Cenozoic Ice Age, or Antarctic Glaciation began million years ago at the Eocene-Oligocene Boundary and is ongoing. It is Earth's current ice age or icehouse beginning is marked by the formation of the Antarctic ice sheets.

The Late Cenozoic Ice Age gets its name due to the fact that it covers roughly the last half of Cenozoic era so far. Late Precambrian glacially-related grooved and striated surfaces in the Tillite Group of central East Greenland.

Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecol. The Greenland ice sheet did not develop at all until the late Pliocene, but apparently developed very rapidly with the first continental glaciation.: At the height of the Wisconsin Episode glaciation, ice covered most of Canada, the Upper Midwest, and New England, as well as parts of Montana and Washington.: Irish geologists, geographers, and archaeologists refer to the Midlandian.

The latest glaciation ended o years ago. The Earth has experienced numerous glaciations, the most recent during the Pleistocene Epoch between million years ago years ago.

Other episodes occurred in the Permian, Ordovician, and Late Precambrian. Definition of a glacier. A seismic reflection transect crossing the central East Greenland continental margin south of the Scoresby Sund fjord system provides information regarding the long-term history of expansion and retreat of the Inland Ice.

The shelf and slope sediments can be divided into three first-order units; the upper unit is interpreted to have a glacial origin.

Within the up to Cited by: Two sections through 1 km of Upper Riphean carbonates have been studied in the fjord zone of central East Greenland at Ella O and just west of Kap Weber, which lies 65 km north.

Abstract in Undetermined Previous work has presented contrasting views of the last glaciation on Jameson Land, central East Greenland, and still there is debate about whether the area was: (i) ice-free, (ii) covered with a local non-erosive ice cap(s), or (iii) overridden by the Greenland Ice Sheet during the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM).

Here, we use cosmogenic exposure ages from. Large-scale evolution of the central-east Greenland margin: New insights to the North Atlantic glaciation history Article in Global and Planetary Change December with 66 Reads.

In central parts of East Greenland (∼71°45′N–75°N), the youngest sedimentary rocks preserved in thrust sheets are found in the upper part of the Hagar Bjerg thrust sheet (Figs. 2 and 3), and they have Middle Ordovician ages (ca. Ma). Título: Late Precambrian Glaciation of Central East Greenland Creador: no defined Género: Impresora: Museum Tusculanum Press Identidad Clave: o0wD5JxVGDYC Código del libro: Oficiales de Idiomas: El número de hojas: Lanzamiento.

of the Late Precambrian glaciation, there were þ synodic lunar months per year, hence þ7 solar days of þ h, per ¤r-on de Surgy and Laskar [10] pointed out that there is an incompatibility between the modest change in l.o.d.

and the considerable change in obliquity from the Late Precambrian to the present. ‘Snowball Earth’—a problem for the supposed origin of multicellular animals. by Michael J. Oard. Many uniformitarian scientists believe that about five major periods, and several short periods, of glaciation have occurred on Earth.

1 In the evolutionary time scale, these ice age periods sometimes lasted several hundred million years and extended back 2–3 billion years ago. Ancient Ice Ages AND Submarine Landslides, but NOT Noah’s Flood: "The late Precambrian glaciation of west Africa is a good example of widespread continental glacial deposits laid down on a relatively stable craton.

glaciers may flow in radial patterns from a central thick dome. Although Late Paleozoic glacial deposits in South Africa. But major glaciation in Greenland didn't start because of the mountain's uplift.

Other factors were at play, the researchers found. Before 60 million years ago. FThe Late Precambrian Gaseland tillite, Scoresby Sund, East Greenland / J.

Friderichsen FThe Charcot Land tillite of Scoresby Sund, East Greenland / N. Henriksen FThe Late Precambrian Tillite Group of the Kong Oscars Fjord and Kejser Franz Josefs Fjord region of East Greenland / A. Higgins. Vanneste, K., Uenzelmann-Neben, G. & Miller, H. Seismic evidence for long-term history of glaciation on central East Greenland shelf south of Scoresby Sund.

Geo-Mar. Lett. 15, 63–70 (). ArticleCited by:   Ideas of global glaciations on the Earth repeatedly emerged in geology since the middle of the 19th century, but they all did not withstand the test of time.

The hypothesis of snowball Earth that suggests long-lasted continuous glaciations over the entire land and oceans in the Late Riphean and Vendian became a popular topic of discussions by: central east Greenland and allows the deep-sea record of alternating glacio-marine and marine sedimentation to be correlated with the growth and wastage of glaciers on the nearby coast.

At least 50% of the gravel clasts in each diamic-tite consist of gneiss and granite from the Precambrian basement terrain of south. The above three characteristics of the Bigganjargga tillite are the main diagnostic features for an ancient ice age.

2 Thus, most geologists accepted without question that the tillite was a remnant of the Late Precambrian ‘ice age’. 3, 4, 5 However, a few geologists did question whether the tillite was really glaciogenic or else a mudflow.

East Greenland Caledonian fold belt / N. Henricksen and A.K. Higgins Precambrian to Tertiary of northern Greenland / P.R. Dawes Late Paleozoic-Mesozoic evolution of central East Greenland / T.

Birkelund and K. Perch-Nielsen Cretaceous-Tertiary sedimentary rocks of West Greenland / G. Henderson, A. Rosenkrantz and E.J. Schiener. The IUGS- and UNESCO-funded International Geoscience Programme Project # (Neoproterozoic Ice Ages) was conceived to contribute towards a global synthesis of current geological data on the number, duration, extent, causes and consequences of glacial episodes during the Neoproterozoic Era.

IGCP attracted more than scientists from over 30 Cited by: In Greenland, the ice age is not over yet: it is still 85% covered with ice. Moraine at the rim of the inland ice (Kangerlussuaq, West Greenland) The onset of glaciatíon in Greenland may have started about million years ago.

Evidence for cooling events are found in the Precambrian at, and Ga, but evidence for glaciation is especially prominent near the end during what is called Snowball Earth. This evidence comes from rocks scratched by glacial movement, moraines of jumbled rocks carried by glaciers, and rocks called tillites that are dropped from.

Argyll and the Islands: A landscape fashioned by geology Encompassing much of the ancient Scots’ kingdom of Dalriada, the area described in this book is dominated by long peninsulas and islands, narrow lochs and some of the roughest, rocky terrain in Scotland.

Vanneste K., Uenzelmann-Neben G. & Miller H. Seismic evidence for long-term history of glaciation on central East Greenland shelf south of Scoresby Sund.

Geo-Mar. Lett. 15, 63–70 (). Lund D. J., Foster G. L., Haywood A. & Stone E. Late Pliocene Greenland glaciation controlled by a decline in atmospheric CO 2 by: Stratigraphy of the Cambrian and Ordovician Rocks of East-Central Alaska By EARL E.

BRABB LOWER PALEOZOIC PALEONTOLOGY AND STRATIGRAPHY OF EAST-CENTRAL ALASKA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER A Descriptions of four newly named formations of Early Cambrian to Middle Ordovician age^Cited by: Glaciation.

The growth of large ice sheets, ice caps, and long valley glaciers was among the most significant events of the Pleistocene. During times of extensive glaciation, more than 45 million square kilometres (or about 30 percent) of the Earth’s land area were covered by glaciers, and portions of the northern oceans were either frozen over or had extensive ice shelves.

The papers within these volumes were compiled between late and earlyfrom data on tillites and tillite-like rocks. The research was conducted for the Pre-Pleistocene Tillite Project of the International Geological Correlation Programme, and was first published in volume form in In this substantial work, M.

Hambrey and W. Harland have assembled essays by. Greenland was deglaciated for extended periods during the Pleistocene epoch (from million years ago to 11, years ago), says a study published last week in Nature. The findings were based on new measurements of beryllium and aluminium isotopes (10Be and 26Al) in a bedrock core taken beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet summit.

The Greenland Ice Sheet formed in the middle Miocene by coalescence of ice caps and glaciers. There was an intensification of glaciation during the Late Pliocene. Ice sheet formed in connection to the uplift of the West Greenland and East Greenland nates: 76°42′N 41°12′W / °N .These rocks are Late Precambrian (about million years old) in age and the oldest in the canyon.

This portion of your trip will discuss the glacial environment that deposited these rocks. You will see animations and images of modern places that could be similar to the way Utah looked million years ago.The Impact of Glaciation The direct influence of continental glaciers upon the surface of the South Central US is limited because even during the most extreme intervals of Pleistocene glaciation, the Laurentide Ice Sheet barely reached as far south as northern Missouri and Kansas (see Figure ).

Glacial deposits that exist in Missouri and Kansas can be difficult to date to a .