Late Cenozoic Glaciations in Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego

@article{Rabassa2008LateCG,
  title={Late Cenozoic Glaciations in Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego},
  author={J. Rabassa},
  journal={Developments in Quaternary Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={11},
  pages={151-204}
}
  • J. Rabassa
  • Published 2008
  • Geology
  • Developments in Quaternary Science
  • Publisher Summary This chapter overviews the Patagonian and Fuegian glaciations—starting in the Late Miocene, when the junction of global, cooler climatic conditions, and the final rise of the southern Andes enabled the formation of mountain glaciers in the area. The chapter presents the absolute chronology of the Patagonian terrestrial glacial sequences, basically dated by means of 40 Ar/ 39 Ar dating techniques on volcanic rocks associated with glacial landforms and deposits, and cosmogenic… CONTINUE READING
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