Das Lößprofil von Leitmeritz an der Elbe, Nordböhmen

Vojen Lozek & Jiri Kukla
In the brickyard at Litoměrice (Northern Bohemia) there is a complicated outcrop in a complex of loesses and fossil humic soils which probably correspond to the Last Interglacial and to the Göttweig Interstadial. In three humic horizons of this Interstadial a rich mollusc fauna has been found. This fauna consists mostly of climatically tolerant steppe species and differs sharply from the mollusc communities of the Last Interglacial and from the loess fauna too. The analysis...