GLACIAL GEOMORPHOLOGY OF THE WHITE MOUNTAINS, CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA: ESTABLISHMENT OF A GLACIAL CHRONOLOGY

@inproceedings{ElliottFisk1987GLACIALGO,
  title={GLACIAL GEOMORPHOLOGY OF THE WHITE MOUNTAINS, CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA: ESTABLISHMENT OF A GLACIAL CHRONOLOGY},
  author={Deborah L. Elliott-Fisk},
  year={1987}
}
  • Deborah L. Elliott-Fisk
  • Published 1987
  • Geology
  • The White Mountains, astride the California-Nevada stateline, are the highest and westernmost of the Great Basin ranges. This range was extensively glaciated during the Quaternary Period. Glacial landforms and scattered erratics were identified in the field using primarily morpho-and lithostratigraphic criteria, and mapped on aerial photographs and topographic maps. Topographic characteristics of the glacial deposits were analyzed using standard statistical procedures. A sequence of glacial… CONTINUE READING

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