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By A. J. Maltman

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The move of glacier ice can produce buildings which are remarkable and lovely. linked sediments, too, can increase fabulous deformation constructions, and examples are remarkably good preserved in Quaternary deposits. even if such positive factors have lengthy been famous, they're now the topic of recent recognition from glaciologists and glacial geologists. This selection of papers addresses how the equipment for unravelling deformation buildings developed in recent times via structural geologists can be utilized for glacial fabrics, and the possibilities provided to structural geologists by means of glacial fabrics for learning deformation in rocks. There are authoritative stories via top scientists with a world assurance. Readership: Quaternary Geologists, glaciologists, glacial geomorphologists, structural geologists, sedimentologists, engineering geologists, ultimate yr undergraduates and Masters degrees. additionally on hand: glide Exploration in Glaciated Terrain - ISBN 1862390827 Cryospheric platforms: Glaciers And Permafrost - ISBN 1862391750 The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on the planet, and one of many greatest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes a variety of top of the range peer-reviewed titles for lecturers and execs operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable foreign recognition for the standard of its work.The many parts during which we submit in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic reviews and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology courses

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RUSSELL-HEAD, D. S. & BUDD, W. F. 1979. Ice-sheet flow properties derived from bore-hole shear measurements combined with ice core studies. Journal of Glaciology, 24, 117-130. SCHYTT, V. 1958. Snow studies at Maudheim - Snow studies inland - The inner structure of the iceshelf at Maudheim as shown by core drilling. Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition 1949-1952, 151. , GEMMEL, J. -L. 1989. Structure and stability of the former subglacial drainage system of the Glacier de Tsanfleuron, Switzerland.

This effect has been reported for the Camp Century ice core, Greenland (Shoji & Langway 1984), the Barnes Ice Cap core, Canada (Hooke et al. 1988), the Law Dome ice core, Antarctica (Russell-Head & Budd 1979; Thwaites et al. 1984). g. Fisher & Koerner 1986; Hooke et al. 1988). Re-interpreting borehole inclination measurements at Dye 3 in terms of strain-rate enhancement (Dahl Jensen & Gundestrup 1987), Thorsteinsson eJ al. (1999) recently demonstrated that, although the major features of the deformation at Dye 3 are explained by anisotropy and temperature, the residual enhancement correlates well with dust and soluble-ion concentration divided by crystal size.

Deep radio echo soundings in the vicinity of GRIP and GISP2 drill sites, Greenland. Polarforschung, 62, 11-16. HUBBARD, B. & SHARP, M. 1989. Basal ice formation and deformation: a review. Progress in Physical Geography, 13, 529-558. HUDLESTON, P. J. 1977. Progressive deformation and development of fabric across zones of shear in glacial ice. In: SAXENA, S. K. & BHATTACHARIJS (eds) Energetics of Geological Processes. Springer-Verlag, New-York, 121-150. JOHNSEN, S. , STAUFFER, B. & STEFFENSEN, J.

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