Über die Gliederung des Quartärs und Pleistozäns

Paul Woldstedt
There are reasons to take the Holocene as a separate epoch. For the Pleistocene several divisions are discussed. The division given in table 2 seems to be the best. The question of a further division of the Mindel (= Elster) and the Riss (= Saale) Glaciations is discussed, especially that of a separate "Warthe Glaciation" (Riss II ?). There are good reasons for assuming longer intervals within both glaciations; but a definite answer to this...