The Quaternary of the U.S.

The Quaternary of the U.S.

by Herbert Edgar Wright, David G. Frey

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ISBN-13: 9780691624426
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 12/08/2015
Series: Princeton Legacy Library , #1962
Pages: 934
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

  • Frontmatter, pg. i
  • PREFACE, pg. vii
  • CONTENTS, pg. ix
  • INTRODUCTION: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES, pg. 1
  • QUATERNARY GEOLOGY OF NORTHERN GREAT PLAINS, pg. 13
  • GLACIATION OF MINNESOTA AND IOWA, pg. 29
  • OUTLINE OF GLACIAL GEOLOGY OF ILLINOIS AND WISCONSIN, pg. 43
  • PLEISTOCENE GEOLOGY OF INDIANA AND MICHIGAN, pg. 63
  • PLEISTOCENE DEPOSITS OF THE ERIE LOBE, pg. 85
  • QUATERNARY GEOLOGY OF NEW YORK, pg. 99
  • THE QUATERNARY OF NEW ENGLAND, pg. 113
  • THE ATLANTIC COASTAL PLAIN AND THE APPALACHIAN HIGHLANDS IN THE QUATERNARY, pg. 129
  • RÉSUMÉ OF THE QUATERNARY GEOLOGY OF THE NORTHWESTERN GULF OF MEXICO PROVINCE, pg. 137
  • THE PLEISTOCENE IN NEBRASKA AND NORTHERN KANSAS, pg. 187
  • QUATERNARY OF THE SOUTHERN GREAT PLAINS, pg. 203
  • GLACIATION OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS, pg. 217
  • THE CORDILLERAN ICE SHEET OF THE NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAINS, AND RELATED QUATERNARY HISTORY OF THE COLUMBIA PLATEAU, pg. 231
  • NONGLACIAL QUATERNARY GEOLOGY OF T H E SOUTHERN AND MIDDLE ROCKY MOUNTAINS, pg. 243
  • SNAKE RIVER PLAIN, pg. 255
  • QUATERNARY GEOLOGY OF THE GREAT BASIN, pg. 265
  • QUATERNARY GEOLOGY OF THE SOUTHWEST, pg. 287
  • THE QUATERNARY OF THE PACIFIC MOUNTAIN SYSTEM IN CALIFORNIA, pg. 299
  • THE GLACIAL HISTORY OF WESTERN WASHINGTON AND OREGON, pg. 341
  • THE QUATERNARY GEOLOGY AND ARCHAEOLOGY OF ALASKA, pg. 355
  • PHYTOGEOGRAPHY AND PALYNOLOGY OF NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES, pg. 375
  • PROBLEMS IN THE QUATERNARY PHYTOGEOGRAPHY OF THE GREAT LAKES REGION, pg. 403
  • PALYNOLOGY AND PLEISTOCENE PHYTOGEOGRAPHY OF UNGLACIATED EASTERN NORTH AMERICA, pg. 417
  • PLEISTOCENE POLLEN ANALYSIS AND BIOGEOGRAPHY OF THE SOUTHWEST, pg. 433
  • PLANT GEOGRAPHY IN THE SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAINS, pg. 453
  • A PLEISTOCENE PHYTOGEOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST AND ALASKA, pg. 469
  • THE BOREAL BRYOPHYTE FLORA AS AFFECTED BY QUATERNARY GLACIATION, pg. 485
  • POLYPLOIDY, DISTRIBUTION, AND ENVIRONMENT, pg. 497
  • QUATERNARY MAMMALS OF NORTH AMERICA, pg. 509
  • AVIAN SPECIATION IN THE QUATERNARY, pg. 527
  • AMPHIBIAN SPECIATION, pg. 543
  • REPTILES IN THE QUATERNARY OF NORTH AMERICA, pg. 557
  • QUATERNARY FRESHWATER FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA, pg. 569
  • PLEISTOCENE EVENTS AND INSECTS, pg. 583
  • THE STUDY OF PLEISTOCENE NONMARINE MOLLUSKS IN NORTH AMERICA, pg. 597
  • OTHER INVERTEBRATES —AN ESSAY IN BIOGEOGRAPHY, pg. 613
  • RECENT ADJUSTMENTS IN ANIMAL RANGES, pg. 633
  • PLEISTOCENE NONMARINE ENVIRONMENTS, pg. 643
  • LATE QUATERNARY PREHISTORY IN THE NORTHEASTERN WOODLANDS, pg. 653
  • AN OUTLINE OF SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES PREHISTORY WITH PARTICULAR EMPHASIS ON THE PALEO-INDIAN ERA, pg. 669
  • QUATERNARY HUMAN OCCUPATION OF THE PLAINS, pg. 685
  • POSTGLACIAL CLIMATE AND ARCHAEOLOGY IN THE DESERT WEST, pg. 697
  • PACIFIC COAST ARCHAEOLOGY, pg. 709
  • LATE QUATERNARY HISTORY, CONTINENTAL SHELVES OF THE UNITED STATES, pg. 721
  • ISOTOPE GEOCHEMISTRY AND THE PLEISTOCENE CLIMATIC RECORD, pg. 737
  • QUATERNARY PALEOPEDOLOGY, pg. 755
  • GEOCHEMISTRY OP SOME QUATERNARY LAKE SEDIMENTS OF NORTH AMERICA, pg. 765
  • QUATERNARY PALEOHYDROLOGY, pg. 783
  • GLACIERS AND CLIMATE, pg. 795
  • VOLCANIC-ASH CHRONOLOGY, pg. 807
  • QUATERNARY PALEOMAGNETIC STRATIGRAPHY, pg. 817
  • TECTONICS OF QUATERNARY TIME IN MIDDLE NORTH AMERICA, pg. 831
  • DENDROCHRONOLOGY, pg. 871
  • THEORETICAL PALEOCLIMATOLOGY, pg. 881
  • INDEX OF AUTHORS CITED, pg. 903
  • SUBJECT INDEX, pg. 913



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