On the Action of Coast-Ice on an Oscillating Area

@article{MilneOnTA,
  title={On the Action of Coast-Ice on an Oscillating Area},
  author={John Milne},
  journal={Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London},
  volume={33},
  pages={929 - 931}
}
  • J. Milne
  • Published 1 February 1877
  • Geology
  • Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London
[In this paper the author commenced by discussing those theories which have been proposed to account for glacial markings by the assumption of a polar ice-cap. He argued that even if such vast sheets of ice as are accepted by many geologists could have produced the grooves and other markings, and the drift deposits ascribed to their agency, the action of the sea during subsequent submergence and upheaval of the regions where these phenomena are displayed would certainly have effaced all such…