Zur Deutung eines neuentdeckten interglazialen Seeton-Vorkommens im Berchtesgadener Land

Hans Pichler
The discussion deals with the opinion of Ganss (1953) according to which the altitude of a lacustrine-clay deposit found by him, 870 metres above sea-level, is proof for an enormous interglacial filling-up (350 metres in thickness) of the Berchtesgaden basin (Berchtesgaden Alps, Upper Bavaria). This view of Ganss necessarily includes — in accordance with interglacial morphology — similar immense accumulations in the neighbouring Salzach valley and in the Reichenhall basin. The fact, however, that there...