The Québec North Shore Moraine System: A major feature of Late Wisconsin deglaciation
Published:January 01, 1985
Jean-Marie M. Dubois, Jean-Claude Dionne, 1985. "The Québec North Shore Moraine System: A major feature of Late Wisconsin deglaciation", Late Pleistocene History of Northeastern New England and Adjacent Quebec, Harold W. Boms, Jr., Pierre LaSalle, Woodrow B. Thompson
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The Québec North Shore Moraine System, extending over 800 km between Manicouagan River and Kenamu River (Labrador), is the longest system known in that part of the Canadian Shield. It is lobated and well defined by a series of parallel till ridges, areas of hummocky ice-contact deposits, proglacial deltas and outwash plains. It is located inland from a few kilometers to about 200 km from the North Shore of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Between the Manicouagan and Romaine Rivers, the front is at a distance of 25 to 40 km from the southern margin of the Shield except in...