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Published by Printed by the State geological and natural history survey in Hartford .
Written in English



  • Connecticut.


  • Glacial epoch.,
  • Geology -- Connecticut.,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Pleistocene.

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Statementby Richard Foster Flint.
LC ClassificationsQE697 .F55
The Physical Object
Pagination294 p. incl. illus., tables, diagrs.,
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL253063M
LC Control Numbergs 31000013

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Richard Goldsmith, "Ledyard recessional moraine, Glacial Park, Connecticut", Northeastern Section of the Geological Society of America, David C. Roy. GLACIAL GEOLOGY. GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE BRYOPHYTES. 9: Page - In many cases books and papers of great value are received in exchange for the publications of the Survey. All books and papers thus received are deposited in the State Library. Manual of the Geology of Connecticut Issue 6 of Bulletin.   The new Second Edition of Glacial Geology provides a modern, comprehensive summary of glacial geology and geomorphology. It is has been thoroughly revised and updated from the original First. The unconsolidated deposits overlying bedrock in Connecticut range from a few feet to several hundred feet in thickness. These earth materials significantly affect human development of the land. Most of the unconsolidated materials are deposits of continental glaciers that covered all of New England at least twice during the Pleistocene ice age.

Connecticut Geology: How the Past Shapes the Present Introduction Connecticut Geology: How the Past Shapes the Present is a unit covering Earth science concepts as they relate to the geology of Connecticut. The impetus for creating this unit came about . The Connecticut River Valley — the broadest, loamiest, most fertile stretch of agricultural land in New England — is a glacial gift. Formerly the site of a tropical salt lake during the Jurassic period, this area was glacially deepened, then dammed to form a shallow, turbid . Geology of Connecticut From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia As part of New England, Connecticut has undergone much geologic change shaped by plate tectonics, volcanism, and glacial activity. This is essentially a mirror of several pages at Wesleyan University. It is a brief, well-illustrated geological history of Connecticut. million years ago, the plates were arranged something like this. Instead of the modern Atlantic Ocean, we had the Iapetus Ocean to the east of what is now Connecticut.

Description An introduction for courses that involve some knowledge of glacial geology and sediments of formerly glaciated terrains. The early chapters describe depositional processes at modern glacier . Sherwood Island State Park is home to some interesting Connecticut State geology. Although there is a lack of actual rock outcrops, coastal geology is an important aspect of the park's distinctiveness. This EarthCache will explore some glacial features along with coastal erosional and depositional features. #4, in Geology (Books) #5, in Earth Sciences (Books) Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 1 rating. Tell the Publisher! I'd like to read this book on Kindle Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App. Related video shorts (0) Upload your video. Be the first videoReviews: 1. It formed when the Laurentide ice sheet retreated and glacial meltwater began to accumulate at the glacier’s terminal moraine in Rocky Hill, Connecticut and back up into the Connecticut River. The glacial lake left behind a soft, varved landscape, gathering silt and sand in the summertime due to the influx of glacial meltwater and clay in the.