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A short pollen diagram from Crown Lagoon in the Midlands of Tasmania

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Sigleo, WR and Colhoun, EA (1981) A short pollen diagram from Crown Lagoon in the Midlands of Tasmania. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 115. pp. 181-188. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

Pollen analysis of a 2 m core from the floor of Crown Lagoon in the Midlands of
Tasmania indicates that the vegetation varied from grassy woodland through grassland to
grassy woodland and grassy open-forest during late Pleistocene and Holocene times. It is
suggested that these variations represent changes of climate from moister to colder and
drier conditions. during the later part of the Last Glacial Stage (25 000-10 000 BP) with
a return to moister conditions in the Holocene. The core is undated.

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
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 181-188
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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Date Deposited: 28 May 2012 01:21
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:06
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