Spuren pleistozäner Vereisung in den Altos de Cuchumatanes, Guatemala

Stefan Hasenrath
The area of field work in the Altos de Cuchumatanes of W Guatemala includes the SE-NW oriented tectonic valleys of Llanos de San Miguel - Llano Ventura and Todos Santos, as well as the neighbouring highlands with summits around 3800 m. As immediate evidence of glaciation, a complex of four terminal/lateral moraines was found up valley and NW of the Llanos de San Miguel at 3470—3600 m. The moraines contain boulders of 50—100 cm and...