Glacial geology and chronology of Bishop Creek and vicinity , eastern Sierra Nevada , California

@inproceedings{Phillips2009GlacialGA,
  title={Glacial geology and chronology of Bishop Creek and vicinity , eastern Sierra Nevada , California},
  author={Fred M. Phillips and Marek Zreda and Mitchell A. Plummer and David F. Elmore and Douglas H. Clark},
  year={2009}
}
The valley of Bishop Creek, which drains part of the eastern fl ank of the Sierra Nevada, California, contains an unusually well-preserved set of middle to late Quaternary moraines. These deposits have been mapped by previous investigators, but they have not been quantitatively dated. We used the accumulation of cosmogenic 36Cl to assign a chronology to the maximal glacial positions mapped in the valley. Our results indicate that the terminal moraines mapped by previous investigators as Tahoe… CONTINUE READING

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