Erosive Forces in the Physiography of Western Arctic Canada

@inproceedings{Jenness1952ErosiveFI,
  title={Erosive Forces in the Physiography of Western Arctic Canada},
  author={John L. Jenness},
  year={1952}
}
IN PAST years there has been a tendency to explain all landforms on the Arctic islands as resulting from extensive glaciation. It is true that in western Arctic Canada, in the southern half of the archipelago, there is abundant evidence of glaciation in the form of glacial grooves, striae, roches moutonnees, polished rock surfaces, and rock basin lakes, all of which seem to owe their origin to an ice sheet or sheets that moved into the Arctic islands during the Pleistocene. The northern half of… CONTINUE READING

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