1st Edition

Glacial Indicator Tracing

Edited By R. Kujansuu, S.M. Saarnisto Copyright 1990

    The final report of the 1989 Finnish Work Group 9 of the INQUA on the Genesis and Lithology of Glacial Sediments entitled Glacigenic deposits as indicators of glacial movements and their use for indicator tracing in the search for ore deposits . Emphasizes the significance of extensive application o

    An Outline of Glacial Indicator Tracing; Modelling of Glacial Transport of Tills;Formation, deposition and identification of subglacial and supreglacial tills; Glacial morhology as an indcator of the direction of Glacial transport; Glacial flow indicators in air photographs; Glacial disperal trains; Compostional variability of till in marginal areas of continental glaciers; Lithology and transport distance of glaciofluvial material; heavy minerals in glacial material; Geochemical-mineralogical profiles through fresh and weathered till; Field methods for glacial indicator tracing; Appendix.


    Raimo Kujansuu (Edited by),Matti Saarnisto (Edited by) Geological Survey of Findand, Espoo.