Please Note:

The Open Access Repository will be moving to a new authentication system on the 1st of November.

From this date onwards, account holders will be required to login using their University of Tasmania credentials.
If your current repository username differs from your University username, please email so we can update these details on your behalf.

Due to the change, there will be a short outage of the repository from 9am on the morning of the 1st of November

Open Access Repository

Mountain geomorphology and the last glaciation at Lake St Clair


Downloads per month over past year

Kiernan, K (1992) Mountain geomorphology and the last glaciation at Lake St Clair. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 126. pp. 47-57. ISSN 0080-4703

KK_mtn_glac_St_...pdf | Download (1MB)
Available under University of Tasmania Standard License.

| Preview


During the Last Glaciation, the glaciers that developed in the Lake St Clair area were largely controlled by the topography and played only
a minor role in shaping the landscape, the most striking glacial features of which were produced during earlier glaciations. The glaciers were
subject to continental influences, which resulted in some distinctive depositional and erosional landforms, bur were still of essentially
temperate type. In apparent contrast to those in the West Coast Range, the glaciers in the Lake St Clair area retreated systematically in clear

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library, glaciation, palaeoclimate, Lake St Clair, Tasmania, geomorphology, landforms, till, cirque, glacial trough, mountains
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 47-57
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Additional Information:

Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania

Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2008 02:59
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:32
Item Statistics: View statistics for this item

Actions (login required)

Item Control Page Item Control Page