Harwood relative dating

In the case of the Transantarctic Mountains, the glacial sediments have generated enormous controversy regarding their age and significance in terms of understanding past ice-sheet stability. Neogene glacial record from the Sirius Group of the Shackleton Glacier area, central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica.

This controversy is sometimes referred to as the Sirius Debate, after Mount Sirius, where their deposits were first discovered.

A glacial-geological controversy | The Sirius Debate | The view from East Antarctica | Summary | References | Comments | This page was contributed by Professor Michael Hambrey, and all figures and photographs are copyright Mike Hambrey.

Antarctica displays a long-term (multi-million year) record of glacial history that is unsurpassed on Earth.

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