The Post-glacial history of vegetation and climate at Ennadai Lake, Keewatin, and Lynn Lake, Manitoba (Canada)

Harvey Nichols
Peat from Keewatin and Manitoba contained macrofossil and palynological evidence of former latitudinal movements of the forest — tundra boundary probably in response to the changing location of the mean summer position of the Arctic front. There was very rapid melting of the large late-Wisconsin icesheet between 8000 and 6000 years B. P., and swift immigration of Picea, with no evidence of tundra vegetation after deglaciation. From 6000 to 3500 years B. P. the Boreal...