Skip to Main Content
Skip Nav Destination

The Laurentide Ice Sheet flowed southeast across the northern White Mountains during the Wisconsinan Stage. In late Wisconsinan time, the regional snowline was probably elevated above the highest peaks. Downwasting ice masses progressively ceased to flow (stagnated) as they became cut off from regional sources to the northwest. Indirect lines of geomorphic evidence and a short radiocarbon chronology indicate that deglaciation proceeded very rapidly once major elements of the regional terrain were exhumed from beneath the ice; there is a distinct downward and locally north-westward progression of deglacial events.

North of the city of Berlin, regional ice flow was sustained...

You do not currently have access to this chapter.

Figures & Tables




Citing Books via

Related Book Content
Close Modal

or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal