DOI:​10.1016/S0277-3791(01)00145-7
Corpus ID: 29936296
Freshwater outbursts to the oceans from glacial Lake Agassiz and their role in climate change during the last deglaciation
J. Teller, D. Leverington, J. Mann
Published 2002
Geology
Quaternary Science Reviews
Abstract Lake Agassiz was the largest lake in North America during the last deglaciation. As the Laurentide Ice Sheet (LIS) retreated, large volumes of water stored in this proglacial lake were… Expand
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