Friends of the Pleistocene

2007 NE Friends of the Pleistocene trip to the Champlain Valley


Northeastern FOP group in Champlain Valley. Photo by Peter Knuepfer. (Click photos for larger images.)


John Rayburn leading a discussing on the Champlain Valley varve chronology, it's use for determining relative ages of deglacial events in the valley, and it's potential for absolute age dating through correlation to the New England Varve Chronology. Photo by Woody Thompson.


David Franzi at the Lake Champlain bluff along the former Plattsburgh Air Force Base shoreline showing the erosional unconformity and sand deposition in northeastern Lake Vermont associated with a breakout flood from Glacial Lake Iroquois. Photo by Woody Thompson.

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