publication . Other literature type . Conference object . Article . 2016 . Embargo end date: 18 Nov 2016

Subaquatic moraine amphitheatre in Lake Thun

Christian Huebscher;
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  • Published: 18 Nov 2016
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  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
The combination of a recently acquired high-resolution multibeam bathymetric dataset with 2D multichannel reflection seismic data from perialpine Lake Thun reveals new insights into the evolution of the lake basin upon deglaciation and a so far unknown subaquatic moraine. These new data improve our socomprehension of the landforms associated with the ice-contact zone, the facies architecture of the sub- to proglacial units, the related depositional processes, and thus the retreat mechanisms of the Aare Glacier. The overdeepened basin of Lake Thun was formed by a combination of tectonically predefined weak zones and glacial erosion during the last glaciation peri...
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free text keywords: 550 Earth sciences & geology, 550 Earth sciences & geology
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publication . Other literature type . Conference object . Article . 2016 . Embargo end date: 18 Nov 2016

Subaquatic moraine amphitheatre in Lake Thun

Christian Huebscher;