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The Quaternary ice age

Author: W B Wright
Publisher: London : Macmillan and co., limited, 1937.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Wright, W.B. (William Bourke), 1876-1939.
Quaternary ice age.
London, Macmillan and co., limited, 1937
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W B Wright
OCLC Number: 1057946300
Notes: "First edition 1914. Second edition 1936."
Description: xxv, 478 p. : illus., XXIII pl. (incl. front., maps (1 fold.)) diagrs. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Glaciers and ice-sheets --
2. The glacial drifts --
3. Phenomena of retreat --
4. The glaciation of the British Isles --
5. The older drift of the British Isles --
6. The newer drifts of the British Isles --
7. The Pliocene deposits of Britain --
8. The pre-glacial raised beach and associated deposits --
9. The river gravels of the south of England --
10. The glaciation of Europe --
11. The glaciation of the Alps --
12. The glaciation of the North America --
13. Quaternary lakes of America --
14. The loess --
15. The Quaternary mammals --
16. Quarternary man --
17. Theories of the Ice Age --
18. The astronomical theory --
19. The late Quarternary oscillations of level in Fennoscandia --
20. Raised beaches and submerged forests of the British Isles --
21. The late-glacial changes of level in North America --
22. The isokinetic theory of the Quarternary oscillations of sea-level --
23. Post-glacial changes of climate in north-west Europe --
24. Conclusion.
Responsibility: by W.B. Wright ... ...

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