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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 28 February 1934
GSA Bulletin (1934) 45 (1): 135–158.
...IRVING B. CROSBY Abstract INTRODUCTION The Boston Basin contains nearly 200 drumlins, and for many of these we now have data about the formations upon which they rest. The relation of these drumlins to the other glacial deposits and to bedrock gives information about the age of the various...
Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2008
Environmental and Engineering Geoscience (2008) 14 (1): 1–16.
... were available (e.g., Kaye, 1978 ; Thompson et al., 1991 ; and Woodhouse et al., 1991 ) and provided a first-order base map for use in field checking. The original settlement of Boston was situated on and adjacent to Beacon Hill, a drumlin which formed an island at high-tide ( Woodhouse, 1989...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 2000
GSA Bulletin (2000) 112 (1): 98–118.
...- or two-dimensional borehole or outcrop data. Reconstruction of depositional environments, hydrogeological investigations of Pleistocene glacial deposits, and hydrocarbon exploration in pre-Pleistocene glaciated basin fills require a more detailed understanding of the form and heterogeneity of lithofacies...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 1972
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (1972) 5 (1-2): 85–102.
.... A comparison of laboratory results with in situ properties of Leda Clay. Proc. 5th Int. Conf. Soil Mech. Found Eng. Montreal 1 , 31. Crosby, I. B. 1934 . Evidence from Drumlins concerning the glacial history of the Boston Basin. Bull. Geol. Soc. Am. 45 , 135 . Davis, A. G...
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David Finkelstein spent his early years on bedrock staring at anything rang...
Published: 01 April 2004
David Finkelstein spent his early years on bedrock staring at anything ranging from the Late Proterozoic Roxbury conglomerate to the elliptical drumlins in the Boston Basin. Dave received both a B.S. and M.S. in geology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where he learned to think
Journal Article
Published: 27 November 2014
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2015) 52 (1): 51–67.
... outcrop and the absence of preserved striae and other erosional ice-flow indicators on the soft Cretaceous marine sediments inhibit detailed interpretations on glacial flow chronology. Poorly developed bedrock drumlins on the Buffalo Head Hills and erosional ice-flow indicators preserved on the kimberlite...
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Journal Article
Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 April 2004
PALAIOS (2004) 19 (2): 111–112.
...David Finkelstein spent his early years on bedrock staring at anything ranging from the Late Proterozoic Roxbury conglomerate to the elliptical drumlins in the Boston Basin. Dave received both a B.S. and M.S. in geology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where he learned to think...
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Journal Article
Published: 05 December 2014
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2014) 51 (12): 1067–1083.
..., marginal meltwater channels), flow geometry and dynamics (streamlined subglacial bedforms, including mega-scale glacial lineations, flutings, drumlins, and crevasse-fill ridges), and hydrology (subglacial and supraglacial meltwater channels, and eskers). So far as possible, the objective of this synthesis...
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Journal Article
Published: 24 September 2013
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2013) 50 (12): 1209–1222.
... sculpting ( Fig. 3 ). Landform mapping encompassed the examination of large subglacial bedforms such as drumlins and flutings from aerial photographs and satellite imagery. Superimposed streamlined erosional and depositional landforms, such as rock drumlins and bi-directional crag-and-tail landforms formed...
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Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1144/SP473.10
EISBN: 9781786204189
... by Quaternary glaciation or sea-level changes than by pre-Quaternary bedrock. A selection of forts is described to illustrate the principal geological and geomorphological features that influenced their construction: at Boston Harbor in Massachusetts on drumlins, near New York City on moraine and at Fort...
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Journal Article
Published: 02 January 2014
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2014) 51 (3): 197–207.
... abruptly renounced his well-known opposition to continental drift and mantle convection, thereby enabling him to co-lead the revolution in the Earth sciences of the 1960’s with seminal conceptual contributions to sea-floor spreading, mantle plumes, plate tectonics, and the life cycles of ocean basins...
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Journal Article
Published: 18 September 2018
Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society (2018) 62 (2): 116–132.
... immediately to the NW of the Sellafield nuclear site. The area is located on the northeastern margin of the Mesozoic East Irish Sea Basin in an area known as the Lakeland Terrace. The geology of West Cumbria is comprised of Carboniferous limestones and siliciclastic Triassic sandstones unconformably overlying...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2012
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2012) 82 (4): 270–282.
...)( Anderson 2007 ; Anandakrishnan et al. 2007 ; Graham et al. 2009 ). Modern ice streaming from the Ross Sea sector of the WAIS is facilitated by porous till layers formed by glacial interaction with easily erodible clay-rich source sediments in the Ross Sea sedimentary basin ( Blankenship et al. 1986...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 2015
GSA Bulletin (2015) 127 (1-2): 297–315.
...-deepened basins (670 m depth) with up to 25 m of ponded sediment, crudely streamlined bedforms including drumlinized and elongated “channel”-appearance bedforms, and crag-and-tail bedforms. Figure 1. (A) Location of the northern Antarctic Peninsula in Antarctica. (B) North Antarctic Peninsula...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 2001
GSA Bulletin (2001) 113 (5): 545–560.
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1144/SP388.15
EISBN: 9781862396647
... erosion of drumlins ( Chute & Nichols 1941 ; Dougherty et al. 2004 ; Hein et al. 2012 ), have also played a role. Major rivers draining into the Gulf of Maine Table 3. Major rivers draining into the Gulf of Maine Location of river mouth States/provinces in drainage basin...
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... and Tyne basins of NE England ( Raistrick 1931 b ; Agar 1954 ; Smith 1994 ; Teasdale & Hughes 1999 ; Davies et al. 2009 ) or the SE Irish coast ( Thomas & Summers 1984 ; Evans & Ó Cofaigh 2003 ; see Section 4.2.2.2 ) can contain significant volumes of subaqueous glaciogenic material...
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Journal Article
Journal: Palynology
Published: 01 January 2005
Palynology (2005) 29 (1): 205–262.
... basin ( Hayes et al., 1976 ; Hite, 1976 ). Standing water and dense vegetation characterized these swamps, and the pollen flora is best preserved in the coals. The coal-forming environment is less susceptible than sands and silts to reworking, erosion, and hence recycling of palynomorphs ( Leopold...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1144/M40.9
EISBN: 9781862397002
... of the USA settled by Europeans in the seventeenth century. As such, the major cities of New York City, Boston, Massachusetts, and to a lesser degree Portland, Maine and Providence, Rhode Island have urban coastlines with few natural landforms remaining. They are surrounded by suburban regions with varying...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1144/SP442.17
EISBN: 9781786202925
... and the Sierra Nevada, by way of Yosemite National Park, to the western margin of the Great Basin before returning by Lake Tahoe and localities intimately connected with the nineteenth century California gold rush. The trip highlighted the (often competing) exploitation of water and gold, as well...