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Glaciation of the Upper Forth River Catchment, Tasmania.

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Kiernan, K and Hannan, D (1991) Glaciation of the Upper Forth River Catchment, Tasmania. Australian Geographical Studies, 29 (1). pp. 155-173. ISSN 0004-9190

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Abstract

The Upper Forth Valley was glaciated on at least four occasions during the late Cainozoic. The two most extensive glaciations were no younger than early Pleistocene in age. During the last glaciation the limited ice catchment at the head of the valley nourished only a short valley glacier with separate glaciers forming in the tributary valleys to the west During earlier glaciations the Forth catchment was invaded by ice from the Mersey Valley to the east.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Australian Geographical Studies
Page Range: pp. 155-173
ISSN: 0004-9190
Identification Number - DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8470.1991.tb00712.x
Additional Information: The definitive published version is available online at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2010 05:44
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2010 05:44
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/10114
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