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The Alpine Geomorphology of the Mt Anne Massif, South-western Tasmania

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Kiernan, K, The Alpine Geomorphology of the Mt Anne Massif, South-western Tasmania, Australian Geographer, 21, (2) pp. 113-125. ISSN 0004-9182 (1990) [Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.1080/00049189008703008

Abstract

The Mt Anne massif is characterised by spectacular erosional landforms of glacial origin. Evidence of at least two separate Pleistocene glaciations is preserved in valleys that extend east and south of the massif, and also on nearby Schnells Ridge. There is evidence of a much older glaciation beneath the western slopes of the Mt Anne massif. Dense vegetation in the eastern valleys has inhibited mapping of the Quaternary geology there. These glaciations have influenced postglacial evolution of the landscape, including the advent of prominent karst features and Holocene landslip activity. © 1990, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. All rights reserved.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Research Field:Geomorphology and Regolith and Landscape Evolution
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Land and Water Management
Objective Field:Mountain and High Country Land and Water Management
Author:Kiernan, K (Dr Kevin Kiernan)
ID Code:33324
Year Published:1990
Web of Science® Times Cited:10
Deposited By:Geography and Environmental Studies
Deposited On:2005-07-07
Last Modified:2005-07-07
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