An environmental history of two freshwater lakes in the Larsemann Hills, Antarctica

Abstract

The Larsemann Hills are a series of rocky peninsulas and islands in Prydz Bay at 69° 24′ S and 76° 20′ E. There is about 2000 km2 of ice free land with well over 150 freshwater lakes spread evenly over the granite and gneiss hills. The nearshore islands were ice free by 9500 BP, while the present coastline was exposed by 4500 BP. A relatively steady rate of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00050967

Topics

2 Figures and Tables

Cite this paper

@article{Gillieson2004AnEH, title={An environmental history of two freshwater lakes in the Larsemann Hills, Antarctica}, author={David Gillieson}, journal={Hydrobiologia}, year={2004}, volume={214}, pages={327-331} }