The Glacial History of Donegal and its Adjacent Continental Shelf During the Midlandian Glaciation

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA Donegal Atlas: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives on Ancient and Modern Landscapes
EditorsJ Mac Laughlin, S Beattie
Place of PublicationCork
PublisherCork University Press
Pages38-47
ISBN (Print)978 1859 1849 43
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2013

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Keywords

  • Glaciation
  • Ice sheet
  • Donegal
  • continental shelf

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