Determination of direction of late Wisconsin ice movement from stone counts in Carroll esker
Creators:Taylor, Harold R.
Advisor:White, Sidney E.
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Publisher:The Ohio State University
Series/Report no.:The Ohio State University. Department of Geology Senior Theses; 1969
The purpose of this study is to see if the cobble lithology in a Wisconsin Carroll esker would infer direction of ice movement. Roundness was also studied to determine, in a gross fashion, distance of travel of the cobbles. The data shows a high carbonate to clastic ratio with foreign rock (igneous and metamorphic) about equal to clastic. This indicates an ice movement from a west of north direction from the esker. The data also indicates little or no variation in the direction of the ice movement.
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