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Quaternary of South America and Antarctic Peninsula, Volume 8

Proceedings

Series: Quaternary of South America and Antarctic Peninsula Volume: 8

Edited By: J Rabassa and M Salemme

A A Balkema

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #25025 | ISBN: 9054101407
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About this book

Comprises selected papers of the International Symposium on Quaternary Climates of South America, held in Medellin, Colombia, May 1990. Placing emphasis on the palaeoenvironmental and palaeoclimatic approach, it helps correlate South American environmental events with equivalents elsewhere.


Contents

Glacial, late-glacial and post-glacial climate and vegetation of the Isla Grande de Chiloe, Southern Chile; model of a geomagnetic excursion recorded in South America; a new genus of Mypdpntinae from the Pleistocene of Northwestern Argentina (El Mollar, Tafi del Valle, Tucuman); palynology of a bog in Parque Nacional de Aparados da Serra, East Plateau of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil; quaternary stratigraphy and soil development on granitoid rocks at Cerro El Sombrero, Tandilia Range, Argentina; presence and ecological range of some algae, Testacea and fungal remains in moss samples of Colobian Paramo vegetation; a brief review on the knowledge on Quaternary of the Southern and Southeastern Coast of Uruguay; a glacier and permanent snowfield inventory of Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia; stone line in Antioquia, Colombia; a review of recent palaeoclimatic studies in Peru. (Part Contents)

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