Deglaciation of the northwestern White Mountains, New Hampshire

  title={Deglaciation of the northwestern White Mountains, New Hampshire},
  author={W. Bruce Thompson and Brian K. Fowler and Christopher C. Dorion},
The mode of deglaciation in the northwestern White Mountains of New Hampshire has been controversial since the mid 1800’s. Early workers believed that active ice deposited the Bethlehem Moraine complex in the Ammonoosuc River basin during recession of the last ice sheet. In the 1930’s this deglaciation model was replaced by the concept of widespread simultaneous stagnation and downwastage of Late Wisconsinan ice. The present authors reexamined the Bethlehem Moraine complex and support the… CONTINUE READING


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