Grundzüge einer quartären Bodenstratigraphie in Süddeutschland

Karl Brunnacker
Quaternary deposits of southern Germany can roughly be divided into 3 units. From Günz to Postglacial time interglacial soil formations occur inbetween deposits of typical low-temperature environment (such as of a morainal, fluvioglacial or most of all periglacial facies). Thus various Quaternary formations can be established. The Pregünz is characterised by a unit, which appears to be significant because of its particularity deeply weathered soils (= Riesenböden). The same time is marked by geological and...