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On Cape Cod, these events occurred within the last 25,000 years, and many can be dated by using radiocarbon techniques. Figure 2: The continental ice sheet advanced across Cape Cod to the islands about 23,000 years ago. Its maximum advance is marked today by gravel deposits on the continental shelf and by the outwash plains and moraines on the Islands. Figure 3. Moraines and heads of outwash plains on Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and Cape Cod mark positions of the ice front during retreat.
The geology of Cape Cod is astonishingly complex for a spit of land that seems so simple. Geology of Cape Cod, Nantucket, and Martha's Vineyard. ISBN13: 9780940160538. Release Date: June 1992.
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Cape Cod and the Islands: The Geologic Story Paperback. I've lived on Cape Cod for thirty two years and have long known the gist gist of how it was formed, but this little book really expanded on my knowledge and brought the story to life for me. It has given me a depth of understanding I was lacking. It is very easy to read and clear in laying out the story. I am happy to have found i. t was in the condition described and arrived very quickly. I look forward to giving it to my grandson someday.
1st ed. by Robert N. Published 1992 by Parnassus Imprints in East Orleans, Mass. Geology, Geomorphology, Glacial epoch. Cape Cod, Cape Cod Region, Capr Cod Region, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, Nantucket Island. Includes bibliographical references.
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Oldale, Robert . us has several excellent illustrations of the primary succession process in ponds, and many others can be found by Googling aquatic succession, images. Orleans, MA, Parnassus Imprints,1992. Thorson, Robert . Beyond Walden: The Hidden History of America’s Kettle Lakes. New York, Walker & Company, 2009. Voshell, J. Reese J. A Guide to Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America. Blacksburg, VA, The MacDonald & Woodward Publishing C. 2002. Introduction, pp. 9-56.
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