Zur Gliederung der Holstein- und Saalezeit im östlichen Harzvorland

Ralf Ruske
A review is given on the results of researches which were undertaken in the Pleistocene of the eastern foot-hills of the Harz. A terrace could be detected where the gravels have been accumulated during a cold period in the Holstein stage. The main terraces of the rivers, corresponding in age to the early Saale stage, indicate two sedimentary cycles. Two sequences of loess can be correlated with the sedimentary cycles of the rivers; the loess...