Cookies

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to browse this repository, you give consent for essential cookies to be used. You can read more about our Privacy and Cookie Policy.


Durham Research Online
You are in:

Sedimentation during MIS 3 at the eastern margins of the Glacial Lake Humber basin, England.

Evans, David J.A. and Roberts, David H. and Bateman, Mark D. and Medialdea, Alicia and Ely, Jeremy and Moreton, Steven G. and Clark, Chris D. and Fabel, Derek (2018) 'Sedimentation during MIS 3 at the eastern margins of the Glacial Lake Humber basin, England.', Journal of quaternary science., 38 (3). pp. 871-891.

Abstract

The stratigraphic sequence at North Cave, on the eastern margins of the Lake Humber basin, records the deposition of a fluvioperiglacial fan (LFs 1–4), with early sedimentation (LF1) dating to Marine Isotope Stage (MIS) 3 (optically stimulated luminescence date range 41.8–38.6 ka and 14C dates 41.6–49 ka BP). Three phases of permafrost and ice wedge development during MIS 3 are evident and indicate possible fan abandonment and hence periods of reduced nival runoff. Involution structures dated to 11.1 ka with large boulders and fine‐grained sorted circles in LF4b are interpreted as periglacially cryoturbated littoral deposits with boulders derived from anchor ice, initially deposited at the margins of Lake Humber up to an altitude of 8 m OD during MIS 2. The style and age of fluvioperiglacial fan deposition at North Cave is compatible with several mid‐Devensian sites around Britain characterized by significant nival melt and run‐off from steeply incised valleys in permafrozen cuesta landscapes. This phase of fluvioperiglacial fan aggradation to near or below 0 m OD is recorded around the glacial lakes Humber and Fenland basins and indicates that no glacial lakes existed at that time.

Item Type:Article
Full text:(VoR) Version of Record
Available under License - Creative Commons Attribution.
Download PDF
(32330Kb)
Full text:(VoR) Version of Record
Available under License - Creative Commons Attribution.
Download PDF (Advance online version)
(32329Kb)
Full text:(VoR) Version of Record
Available under License - Creative Commons Attribution.
Download PDF
(32330Kb)
Status:Peer-reviewed
Publisher Web site:https://doi.org/10.1002/jqs.3066
Publisher statement:© 2018 The Authors. Journal of Quaternary Science Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd. This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Date accepted:25 July 2018
Date deposited:20 September 2018
Date of first online publication:07 September 2018
Date first made open access:No date available

Save or Share this output

Export:
Export
Look up in GoogleScholar