A revised model for the last deglaciation of eastern Scotland.

M McCabe, P.U Clark, D.E Smith, P Dunlop

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Accelerator mass spectrometry 14C ages on monospecific marine microfauna from raised mud record initial deglaciation of the eastern coast of Scotland before 21.0 cal ka bp. Two subsequent ice-margin readvances occurred prior to the Loch Lomond Advance and are identified from ice-contact deposits overlying marine mud. The Lunan Bay Readvance dates to
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McCabe, M ; Clark, P.U ; Smith, D.E ; Dunlop, P. / A revised model for the last deglaciation of eastern Scotland. In: Journal of the Geological Society. 2007 ; Vol. 164, No. 2. pp. 313-316.
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A preliminary report on the Late Devensian glaciomarine deposits around St Fergus, Grampian region. Quaternary Newsletter, 59, 5–7.[GeoRef] Howden, J.C., 1870. On the superficial deposits at the estuary of the South Esk. Transactions of the Geological Society of Edinburgh, 1, 138–150. Maizels, J.K., 1983. Channel changes, palaeohydrology and deglaciation: evidence from some lateglacial sandur deposits of north-east Scotland. Quaternary Studies in Poland, 4, 171–187. McCabe, A.M. & Clark, P.U. 2003. Deglacial chronology from County Donegal, Ireland: implications for the deglaciation of the British–Irish ice sheet. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 160, 847–855.[Abstract/Free Full Text][Web of Science][GeoRef] McCabe, A.M., Clark, P.U. & Clark, J. 2005. AMS 14C dating of deglacial events in the Irish Sea Basin and other sectors of the British–Irish ice sheet. Quaternary Science Reviews, 24, 1673–1690.[CrossRef][Web of Science][GeoRef] McCabe, A.M., Clark, P.U. & Clark, J. 2007. Radiocarbon constraints on readvances of the British–Irish Ice Sheet in the northern Irish Sea Basin during the last deglaciation. Quaternary Science Reviews, in press. Paterson, I.B., 1974. The supposed Perth Readvance in the Perth district. Scottish Journal of Geology, 10, 53–66.[CrossRef] Peacock, J.D., 1999. The Pre-Windermere interstadial (Late Devensian) raised marine strata of eastern Scotland and their macrofauna: a review. Quaternary Science Reviews, 18, 1655–1680.[CrossRef][Web of Science][GeoRef] Peacock, J.D., 2003. Late Devensian marine deposits (Errol Clay Formation) at the Gallowflat claypit, eastern Scotland: new evidence for the timing of ice recession in the Tay estuary. Scottish Journal of Geology, 39, 1–10.[Web of Science] Rice, R.J., 1960. The glacial deposits of the Lunan and Brothock valleys in south-eastern Angus. Transactions of the Edinburgh Geological Society, 17, 241–259. Sejrup, H.P., Haflidason, H., Aarseth, I., King, E. & Forsberg, C.F. 1994. Late Weichselian glaciation history of the northern North Sea. Boreas, 35, 231–243.[CrossRef] Simpson, J.B., 1933. The late-glacial readvance moraines of the highland border west of the river Tay. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 57, 633–645. Sissons, J.B., 1963. The Perth Readvance in central Scotland. Part 1. Scottish Geographical Magazine, 79, 151–163. Sissons, J.B., 1964. The Perth readvance in central Scotland. Part II. Scottish Geographical Magazine, 80, 28–36. Sissons, J.B., 1967. Glacial stages and radiocarbon dates in Scotland. Scottish Journal of Geology, 3, 375–381.[CrossRef][GeoRef] Sissons, J.B. & Smith, D.E. 1965. Raised shorelines associated with the Perth Readvance in the Forth valley and their relation to glacial isostasy. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 66, 143–168. Sissons, J.B., Smith, D.E. & Cullingford, R.A. 1966. Late-glacial and post-glacial shorelines in south-east Scotland. 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A revised model for the last deglaciation of eastern Scotland. / McCabe, M; Clark, P.U; Smith, D.E; Dunlop, P.

In: Journal of the Geological Society, Vol. 164, No. 2, 03.2007, p. 313-316.

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Radiocarbon constraints on readvances of the British–Irish Ice Sheet in the northern Irish Sea Basin during the last deglaciation. Quaternary Science Reviews, in press. Paterson, I.B., 1974. The supposed Perth Readvance in the Perth district. Scottish Journal of Geology, 10, 53–66.[CrossRef] Peacock, J.D., 1999. The Pre-Windermere interstadial (Late Devensian) raised marine strata of eastern Scotland and their macrofauna: a review. Quaternary Science Reviews, 18, 1655–1680.[CrossRef][Web of Science][GeoRef] Peacock, J.D., 2003. Late Devensian marine deposits (Errol Clay Formation) at the Gallowflat claypit, eastern Scotland: new evidence for the timing of ice recession in the Tay estuary. Scottish Journal of Geology, 39, 1–10.[Web of Science] Rice, R.J., 1960. The glacial deposits of the Lunan and Brothock valleys in south-eastern Angus. Transactions of the Edinburgh Geological Society, 17, 241–259. Sejrup, H.P., Haflidason, H., Aarseth, I., King, E. & Forsberg, C.F. 1994. Late Weichselian glaciation history of the northern North Sea. Boreas, 35, 231–243.[CrossRef] Simpson, J.B., 1933. The late-glacial readvance moraines of the highland border west of the river Tay. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 57, 633–645. Sissons, J.B., 1963. The Perth Readvance in central Scotland. Part 1. Scottish Geographical Magazine, 79, 151–163. Sissons, J.B., 1964. The Perth readvance in central Scotland. Part II. Scottish Geographical Magazine, 80, 28–36. Sissons, J.B., 1967. Glacial stages and radiocarbon dates in Scotland. Scottish Journal of Geology, 3, 375–381.[CrossRef][GeoRef] Sissons, J.B. & Smith, D.E. 1965. Raised shorelines associated with the Perth Readvance in the Forth valley and their relation to glacial isostasy. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 66, 143–168. Sissons, J.B., Smith, D.E. & Cullingford, R.A. 1966. Late-glacial and post-glacial shorelines in south-east Scotland. 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Scottish Geographical Magazine, 72, 129–143.[GeoRef] Yokoyama, Y., Lambeck, K., DeDeckker, P., Johnston, P. & Fiffield, L.K. 2000. Timing of the Last Glacial Maximum from observed sea-level minima. Nature, 406, 713–716.[CrossRef][Medline]

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