Pleistocene deposits, Parangana damsite, Mersey Valley

Paterson, SJ 1969 , 'Pleistocene deposits, Parangana damsite, Mersey Valley' , Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, vol. 103 , pp. 57-66 , doi: https://doi.org/10.26749/rstpp.103.57.

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Pleistocene periglacial and glacial deposits exposed in the cut-off trench dug for Parangana Dam are described. THe valley profile beneath the axis and downstream toe of the dam is discussed, and it is concluded that the dam lies in the terminal zone of the Mersey Valley Glacier.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Paterson, SJ
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
ISSN: 0080-4703
DOI / ID Number: https://doi.org/10.26749/rstpp.103.57
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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