Paleohydraulics of the last outburst flood from glacial Lake Agassiz and the 8200 BP cold event

@inproceedings{Clarkea2004PaleohydraulicsOT,
  title={Paleohydraulics of the last outburst flood from glacial Lake Agassiz and the 8200 BP cold event},
  author={Garry K. C. Clarkea and David W. Leveringtonb and James T. Tellerc and Arthur S. Dyked},
  year={2004}
}
  • Garry K. C. Clarkea, David W. Leveringtonb, +1 author Arthur S. Dyked
  • Published 2004
During the last deglaciation of North America, huge proglacial lakes formed along the southern margin of the Laurentide Ice Sheet. The largest of these was glacial Lake Agassiz, which formed about 11:7 C kyr and drained into Hudson Bay about 7:7 C kyr ð8:45 cal kyrÞ: Overflow from these lakes was variably directed to the Mississippi, St. Lawrence and Mackenzie drainage systems and it is thought that switches in routing were accompanied by a response in ocean circulation that produced abrupt… CONTINUE READING
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