New evidence from the western Canadian Arctic Archipelago for the resubmergence of Bering Strait

@inproceedings{England2008NewEF,
  title={New evidence from the western Canadian Arctic Archipelago for the resubmergence of Bering Strait},
  author={John H. England and Mark F.A. Furze},
  year={2008}
}
Widespread molluscan samples were collected from raised marine sediments to date the last retreat of the NW Laurentide Ice Sheet from the western Canadian Arctic Archipelago. At the head of Mercy Bay, northern Banks Island, deglacial mud at the modern coast contains Hiatella arctica and Portlandia arctica bivalves, as well as Cyrtodaria kurriana, previously unreported for this area. Multiple H. arctica and C. kurriana valves from this site yield a mean age of 11.5 C ka BP (with 740 yr marine… CONTINUE READING
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