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The Geology of the Middle Cam Valley, Cambridgeshire, UK

Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EN, UK
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Quaternary 2019, 2(3), 24; https://doi.org/10.3390/quat2030024
Received: 18 April 2019 / Revised: 26 June 2019 / Accepted: 4 July 2019 / Published: 12 July 2019
This study offers a new understanding of the stratigraphy and context of the Pleistocene (including Elsterian and Weichselian) and Holocene deposits of the Middle Cam valley, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, and provides a unique and detailed view of the sediment architecture of these valley-fill and interfluve sediments. The new insights into the geology of the area, including dating, pollen analyses, and sediment architecture, are presented with reference to a series of nine cross-sections through Holocene and Pleistocene deposits, as well as Cretaceous bedrock across the region. The structural geology of the bedrock and the stratigraphic arrangement of younger deposits are used to explain the landscape evolution of the area. View Full-Text
Keywords: Holocene; Weichselian; Elsterian; Pleistocene; Cam valley Holocene; Weichselian; Elsterian; Pleistocene; Cam valley
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Boreham, S.; Leszczynska, K. The Geology of the Middle Cam Valley, Cambridgeshire, UK. Quaternary 2019, 2, 24.

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