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Late Pleistocene geology in an urban area

Miami Geological Society

Late Pleistocene geology in an urban area

third annual field trip of the Miami Geological Society, July, 1969

by Miami Geological Society

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Published in Miami, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Pleistocene.,
  • Geology -- Florida

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title. Includes bibliography.

    Statementcompiled by Wayne D. Bock ... [et al.].
    ContributionsBock, Wayne D.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 leaves. illus., maps. ;
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21333647M

    Late Pleistocene beetle assemblages have also been studied from a number of sites in western North America (Table 2).Insect fossils of this age from the Rocky Mountain region are discussed by Elias (, ).Full glacial age faunas, such as the assemblage dated ka from Lamb Spring, Colorado (Figure 2, No. 1), indicate that T max was 10–11 °C colder than today. Late Pleistocene and Holocene history of the main Nile Butzer () provided a clear overview of the main phases of Nile sedimentation in Egypt indicating very high floods towards – ka, with episodes of Nile alluviation between – ka Cited by:

    Pleistocene epoch geology, of the Quaternary Period in the Cenozoic Era. Subcategories. This category has the following 4 subcategories, out of 4 total. The Quaternary period (from ± million years ago to the present) saw the extinctions of numerous predominantly megafaunal species, which resulted in a collapse in faunal density and diversity and the extinction of key ecological strata across the globe. The most prominent event in the Late Pleistocene is differentiated from previous Quaternary pulse extinctions by the .

      Under the term 'Aegean region', the authors consider the Aegean Sea including the Ionian, Libyan and Levantine side of the Hellenic Arc. They use the available paleomorphological reconstructions of the exposed landmasses during the major low sea‐level periods of the Late Pleistocene to define target areas for submerged landscape : Dimitris Sakellariou, Vasilis Lykousis, Maria Geraga, Grigoris Rousakis, Takvor Soukisian. pp / hietanen, a. / petrologic and structural studies in the northwestern sierra nevada, california [a. geology west of the malones fault between the feather and north yuba rivers, california; b. the feather river area as a part of the sierra nevada suture system in california; c. extension of sierra nevada - klamath suture system in.


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Late Pleistocene geology in an urban area by Miami Geological Society Download PDF EPUB FB2

Late Pleistocene Geology in An Urban Area. Compiled by. Wayne D. Bock, Donald R. Moore, A. Conrad Neumann, and Peter R. Supko. INTRODUCTION. The geology of South Florida presents a picture of a slowly subsiding plateau, warm tropical waters, and a great accumulation of carbonate sediments.

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Presently, the investigation of the Geological Survey Division revealed that the Late Pleistocene sequence in the Lower Central Plain consists of alluvial and fluvial deposits comparable with those of the other areas in Thailand (Dheeradilok et al.,Sinsakul,Sinsakul,Thiyapairat,Chaimenee, ).Cited by:   The Quaternary geology of the southern Chicago metropolitan area: The Chicago outlet, morainic systems, glacial chronology, and Kankakee Torrent Ancient Oceans, Orogenic Uplifts, and Glacial Ice: Geologic Crossroads in America’s Heartland.

View to east of playa and distal-fan deposits of unit Qmr (Mojave River formation) near western end of Buwalda Ridge in Cady subbasin; 2, view showing Q17 over Qia (vertical cliff) over Qvg (more gullied, steeply sloping) over pink QTcg with white calcic soil at top; 3, view to northeast of playa and distal-fan deposits of unit Qp in Afton subbasin; and 4, Units Ql8, Ql7, and Ql6 Cited by: 1.

Geology and Geoarchaeology of the Black Sea Region: Beyond the Flood Hypothesis Late Quaternary sediment-accumulation rates within the inner basins of the California Continental Borderland in support of geologic hazard evaluationCited by: The geology of the Catania urban area (Eastern Sicily) is the result of three combined processes related to the Late Quaternary sea-level changes, the volcanic and tectonic processes and finally to human activity.

The backbone of the urban area is represented by a flight of marine terraces carved on a sedimentary substratum. Late Pleistocene and Holocene paleoenvironments of Crimea: Pollen, soils, geomorphology, and geoarchaeology Geology and Geoarchaeology of the Black Sea Region: Beyond the Flood Hypothesis Late Pleistocene aggradation and degradation of the lower Colorado River: Perspectives from the Cottonwood area and other reconnaissance below Boulder CanyonCited by: The Pleistocene (/ ˈ p l aɪ s.

t ə ˌ s iː n,-t oʊ-/ PLYSE-tə-seen, -⁠toh- often colloquially referred to as the Ice Age) is the geological epoch that lasted from about 2, to 11, years ago, spanning the world's most recent period of repeated end of the Pleistocene corresponds with the end of the last glacial period and also with the end of the Paleolithic age.

Geology of uranium deposits. as the source of enhanced radioactivity levels in soils of the urban area and lowlands in general. On the Possibility of a Late Pleistocene Extraterrestrial. A review of Geology, Quaternary Late Pleistocene Limestone Terraces 6 Paleoclimate records 6 Wet and dry periods 7 Current Climate Conditions 9 Temperature 10 Precipitation 10 Number of rain days 10 Soil enrichment and pollution in (sub) urban areas 15File Size: 1MB.

The Late Pleistocene is an unofficial sub-epoch in the international geologic timescale in chronostratigraphy, also known as Upper Pleistocene from a stratigraphic perspective.

It is intended to be the third division of the Pleistocene Epoch within the ongoing Quaternary Period. It is currently estimated to span the time between c. and c. 11, years g: urban area. The municipality of Metropolitan Toronto (area km2, population million) is centrally located on the Late Pleistocene sedimentary infill of.

The late Pleistocene was a time of ameliorated climate and heavy rainfall, when the flooded rivers moved sluggishly, owing to the diminished slope, and spread sheets of sands, gravels, and clays over their flood plains and in their estuaries, through which.

Mount Desert Island glacial deposits, landforms, and place in the regional deglaciation sequence along with some Pre-Pleistocene bedrock geology. 80th Reunion, Middle and Late Wisconsinan events and stratigraphy in southern Québec.

The Late Pleistocene geology of the Labrador Shelf. pilot initiative with the The Geology of Colombia book project. To reach a broader audience, a science journalist and a professional. Age estimates are Mid to Late Pleistocene. The sources are mostly basaltic, trachytic and phonolitic lava flows.

Quarz content is fairly low, so I'm guessing OSL won't be the method of choice. Pleistocene Geology and Biology Hardcover – January 1, by R.G. West (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover, Import "Please retry" 5/5(1). Urban geology began to develop in the s, particularly in California in relation to land-use planning, and led to Robert Legget publishing his seminal book "Cities and geology" in Among other things, includes Florida Bay, Reef Tract, Rodriguez Bank, Geologic record of Hurricanes, Pleistocene limestones of the Florida Keys, Recent Dolomite on Sugarloaf Key, Pourtales Terrace.

(Very Good) $ Third annual field trip of the Miami Geological Society, July, – Late Pleistocene Geology in an Urban Area. Six geologic-climate units are proposed for the late Pleistocene sequence in southwestern British Columbia and northwestern Washington.

They include two major units, the Olympia Interglaciation and the Fraser Glaciation, and four subdivisions of the latter—the Evans Creek, Vashon, and Sumas Stades, and the Everson by: During the early Pleistocene, the Camarillo fold belt was situated on what Yeats () referred to as the Camarillo shelf, where most of the late Tertiary sediments (i.e., Monterey Formation [Tm] and Pico Formation [Tp]; Fig.

3) were not deposited or had been erosionally removed during the middle to late Pleistocene (Yeats, ; DeVecchio et al., ).Cited by: 8.The Quaternary glaciation, also known as the Pleistocene glaciation, is an alternating series of glacial and interglacial periods during the Quaternary period that began Ma (million years ago), and is ongoing.

Although geologists describe the entire time period as an " ice age ".