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The Quaternary Glaciation of Dartmoor: Field Guide

Geology Guide

Series: QRA Field Guides

By: David JA Evans (Editor), Stephan Harrison (Editor)

89 pages, illustrations

Quaternary Research Association

Paperback | Jan 2014 | #227223 | ISBN-13: 9780907780137
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NHBS Price: £30.50 $39/€36 approx

About this book

This guide was produced to accompany the joint GLWG 15 and QRA field meeting based at the Dartmoor Expedition Centre, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, 23rd –26th October, 2014.


Contents

Part 1: Introduction
- Introduction to the 2014 field meeting on Dartmoor
      David J A Evans & Stephan Harrison   8
- Bedrock geology, physiography and long term landscape evolution: a brief overview
      David J A Evans & Stephan Harrison   14
- Permafrost and periglacial geomorphology
      Stephan Harrison & David J A Evans   22
- Glacial geomorphology
      David J A Evans, Stephan Harrison & Ed Anderson   31
- Numerical modelling of the former glaciation of Dartmoor
      Andreas Vieli, David J A Evans & Stephan Harrison   49

Part 2: Day 1
- The glacial landforms of the Slipperstones and the Corn Ridge/Amicombe Hill plateau
      David J A Evans & Stephan Harrison   56
- Arcuate drift ridges below Great Links Tor: latero-frontal moraines of the Corn Ridge/Amicombe Hill plateau icefield
      David J A Evans & Stephan Harrison   63
- The Great Nodden/Southerly Down bedrock ridges and benches: a potential rock slope failure
      David J A Evans & Stephan Harrison   66

Day 2
- The glacial landforms of the South Sittaford Tor valley
      David J A Evans, Stephan Harrison & Ed Anderson   70
- The permafrost and periglacial landforms of central Dartmoor: Cox Tor, Great Mis Tor and Two Bridges quarry
      Stephan Harrison, Ed Harrison & David J A Evans   77

Day 3
- The glacial landforms of Great Varracombe and the North Teign River
      David J A Evans & Stephan Harrison   85

References   89


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