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Antarctic glacial history and world palaeoenvironments : proceedings of a symposium held on 17th August, 1977 during the Xth INQUA Congress at Birmingham, U.K.

Author: E M Van Zinderen Bakker; International Council of Scientific Unions. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research.; SCAR Group of Specialists on Late Cainozoic Studies.
Publisher: Rotterdam : A.A. Balkema, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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13 papers discussing the influence of Antarctic glaciation on world palaeoenvironments.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E M Van Zinderen Bakker; International Council of Scientific Unions. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research.; SCAR Group of Specialists on Late Cainozoic Studies.
ISBN: 9061910277 9789061910275
OCLC Number: 12664948
Notes: Organized by the SCAR Group of Specialists on Late Cainozoic Studies.
Description: viii, 172 pages, [9] pages of plates : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Comparison of Antarctic and Arctic climate and its relevance to climatic evolution / H. Flohn --
Glacial history of New Zealand and the Ross Dependency, Antarctica / A.T. Wilson --
Aspects of the early evolution of West Antarctic ice / D.J. Drewry --
Past surges in the West Antarctic ice sheet and their climatological significance / A.T. Wilson --
Cainozoic evolution of circum-Antarctic palaeoceanography / J.P. Kennett --
A review of the late Quaternary climatic history of Antarctic seas / J.D. Hays --
Glacial development and temperature trends in the Antarctic and in South America / J.H. Mercer --
Glacier fluctuations in South Georgia and comparison with other island groups in the Scotia Sea / C.M. Clapperton [and others] --
Aridification of the Namib Desert : evidence from oceanic cores / W.G. Siesser --
Late Cainozoic palaeoenvironments of southern Africa / J.A. Coetzee --
Late-Mesozoic and Tertiary palaeoenvironments of the Sahara region / E.M. van Zinderen Bakker Sr. --
Evidence for Quaternary glaciation of Marion Island (sub-Antarctic) and some implications / K.J. Hall --
Glacial age aeolian events at high and low latitudes : a Southern Hemisphere perspective / J.M. Bowler.
Responsibility: edited by E.M. van Zinderen Bakker ; International Council of Scientific Unions, Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research.

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13 papers discussing the influence of Antarctic glaciation on world palaeoenvironments.

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