Glacial and Quaternary geology

  title={Glacial and Quaternary geology},
  author={R. F. Flint},
The North America landscape north of about 40°N was extensively glaciated during the last Ice Age, which ended about 14,000 years ago. Thus, much of the landscapes that we see around us was created or modified by glacial erosion and/or glacial deposition. In addition, glacial deposits are a common material on which we build our houses, roads, and cities, and glacial outwash sand and gravel is a very common groundwater aquifer. The stratigraphic record of glacial deposits serves as a register of… Expand
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