Variations of the Glaciers of Westland National Park and the Hooker Range, New Zealand

@article{Wardle1973VariationsOT,
  title={Variations of the Glaciers of Westland National Park and the Hooker Range, New Zealand},
  author={P. Wardle},
  journal={New Zealand Journal of Botany},
  year={1973},
  volume={11},
  pages={349-388}
}
  • P. Wardle
  • Published 1973
  • Biology
  • New Zealand Journal of Botany
  • Abstract The post-glacial variations of 18 glaciers were studied, using maps, photographs, historical records, counts of growth rings of trees and shrubs, iicheno-metry, stages of development of vegetation, and 14C determinations. The advances and retreats of the last four centuries constitute a distinct glacial episode culminating between 1600 and 1850 A.D., and thereby equivalent to the “Little Ice Age” of the Northern Hemisphere. The main maxima appear to have occurred before about 1620… CONTINUE READING
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