How old are the mountain tops in Hornsund, Svalbard?
by Anne Hormes, Sky4geo, Innsbruck, Austria
For a decade researchers from the University Centre in Svalbard have sampled the highest nunataks on Svalbard for cosmogenic nuclide dating, to decipher the exposure ages of these mighty mountain tops.
Hormes, A., Gjermundsen, E. F., and Rasmussen, T. L., 2013, From mountain top to the deep sea - deglaciation in 4D of the northwestern Barents Sea. Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 75, p. 78-99.
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Submitted on 30 January 2018
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- Exact location (15.5802 E, 77.0193 N)
Credit: Anne Hormes (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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