Supraglacial debris along the front of the Larsen-A Ice Shelf, Antarctic Peninsula

@article{Evans2003SupraglacialDA,
  title={Supraglacial debris along the front of the Larsen-A Ice Shelf, Antarctic Peninsula},
  author={Jeff Evans and Colm {\'o} Cofaigh},
  journal={Antarctic Science},
  year={2003},
  volume={15},
  pages={503 - 506}
}
  • J. Evans, C. Cofaigh
  • Published 1 December 2003
  • Geology, Environmental Science
  • Antarctic Science
Semi-continuous, linear accumulations of poorly-sorted debris are present on the surface of the remnant Larsen-A Ice Shelf, Antarctic Peninsula. These accumulations form a complex of debris bands extending parallel to the front of the ice shelf for several kilometres. Landsat imagery shows that the debris bands originated as lateral moraines along the Nordenskjöld Coast. Almost 80% of clasts sampled from these debris accumulations have shape/roundness characteristics consistent with glacier… 
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