Die Diffluenz des würmeiszeitlichen Rheingletschers bei Sargans (Kanton St. Gallen) und die spätglazialen Gletscherstände in der Walensee—Talung und im Rheintal

René Hantke
The formation of the bifurcated valley at Sargans (Eastern Switzerland) began in the Pliocene, during the emplacement of the Helvetic nappes. The Rhine Valley follows the megaflexure along the western boundary of the Austroalpine and Penninic nappes, the valley of Lake Walenstadt on the boundary between two Helvetic thrust sheets. Both valleys were deepened during Quaternary time. The divide in the valley of Lake Walenstadt was displaced successively to the southeast. In Late Wuerm time...