Guidebook, 1983 Friends of the Pleistocene field trip, glacial sequence near McCall, Idaho

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Statementby Steven M. Colman and Kenneth L. Pierce
SeriesOpen-file report -- 83-724, Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 83-724
ContributionsPierce, Kenneth Lee, Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Pagination1 v.
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I recently attended a series of glacial geologic field trips held on Mt Washington in New Hampshire, which were organized by the Northeast chapter of a group called the Friends of the Friends are made up primarily of professional geologists and others interested in Northeast glacial geology.

Welcome to the Glaciers of Idaho was at one time affected by an ice sheet and numerous alpine glaciers. Today it is doubtful that any true glaciers remain. Perennial snowfields and periglacial features such as rock glaciers can be found in several ranges in the central part of the state.

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The fieldtrip will demonstrate the evidence for a close connection of Lake Hitchcock levels with lake levels and the position of sea level in Long Island Sound via a channel cut into glacial lake deposits in the lower Connecticut River valley, which issuperposed on a bedrock ridge at the mouth of the Connecticut River.

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Over this came the glacial deposits of the Pleistocene. With the formation of Lake Agassiz, drainage via Glacial River Warren scoured out the precursor of the present valley leaving an underfit present-day Minnesota River and the glimpse of the Precambrian described in the following pages.

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As the study of the Pleistocene period has intensified, we now know that glacial-interglacial cycles also corresponded to: more pronounced temperature changes in the high latitudes than the low latitudes (regions near the tropics).

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