Glacial Kankakee torrent in northeastern Illinois

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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 30 June 1925
GSA Bulletin (1925) 36 (2): 417–428.
...GEORGE E. EKBLAW; L. F. ATHY Abstract Introduction Widespread deposits of sand and rubble extend throughout the entire valley of Kankakee River, from its headwaters in northwestern Indiana to its confluence with Des Plaines River in northeastern Illinois. The complex origin of these deposits has...
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 07 April 2021
DOI: 10.1130/2020.2548(16)
EISBN: 9780813795485
... with the Kankakee Torrent. Reach 3 Reach 3 includes the course of the Kankakee Torrent that included flow into large, moraine-dammed proglacial lakes in Illinois that then catastrophically overflowed ( Fig. 6 ). In most places along this reach, glacial drift is thin, and the Kankakee Torrent flowed on mainly...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 12 June 2018
Geology (2018) 46 (7): 667–670.
... of Sciences of the United States of America , v. 109 , p. E1134 – E1142 , https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1116619109 . Curry , B.B. , Hajic , E.R. , Clark , J.A. , Befus , K.M. , Carrell , J.E. , and Brown , S.E. , 2014 , The Kankakee torrent and other large meltwater flooding...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 October 2000
GSA Bulletin (2000) 112 (10): 1475–1495.
... occurred as a result of catastrophic lake outbursts, such as the Kankakee torrent between about 15 and 16 ka ( Hajic, 1990 ) or the Fox River torrent ( Willman and Frye, 1970 ), in addition to normal slope and fluvial erosion of thick loess deposits. Other glacial lake outbursts passing down the Illinois...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 24 August 2020
GSA Bulletin (2021) 133 (3-4): 849–866.
... of the Illinois Episode glacial maximum (Marine Isotope Stage 6). The dotted line shows the maximum extent of Pleistocene (Pre-Illinois Episode) ice. The main foci of this study are the Lake Michigan and Huron-Erie lobes of the Laurentide Ice Sheet (Illinois and Indiana). These lobes incorporated Upper Devonian...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 17 November 2020
Geosphere (2021) 17 (1): 271–305.
... , Luminescence ages (OSL) of morphosequence and interlobate ice margins in northwestern Indiana and southwestern Michigan: What do they tell us about the sources and timing of the Kankakee Torrent and the Erie Interstade? : Champaign, Illinois , Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs , v. 48...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 30 January 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.2530(04)
EISBN: 9780813795300
...: WI— Wisconsin, Il—Illinois, MI—Michigan, IN—Indiana. Figure 13. Probability density function (pdf) diagrams of normally distributed ages associated with flood deposits at Emiquon, Illinois, and deposits in the Oswego Channel attributed to the Kankakee Torrent ( Curry et al., 2014...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 10 December 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.0051(12)
EISBN: 9780813756516
... Bedrock Geology and Structure North-central Indiana straddles the crest of the northwest-verging Kankakee-Cincinnati Structural Arch, which separates the Michigan Basin to the north from the Illinois Basin to the south-southwest ( Fig. 2 ). The oldest rocks exposed at the bedrock surface along...
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