Das Vechelder Interstadial

Willi Selle
Near Vechelde (Landkreis Braunschweig) in a borehole a peat layer of 0,65 m thickness has been found at a depth of 9,93 m. On account of the pollen-analysis this peat layer has been formed in an interstadial time. The vegetation history shows a birch zone and a pine zone. The sediments consist of marshy wood peat and brown moss peat. The climate was subarctic and somewhat atlantic. It was impossible to make out the exact...