Zur Entstehung des Bodenseebeckens

Albert Schreiner
The trough of the Lake of Constance has been hollowed out until to a depth of about 700 m after the "Older Deckenschotter" had been deposited. As Penck (1909: 420) has already indicated, the excavation of the hollow is considered to have been caused by both the erosion of glaciers as well as of streams. The major portion of fluvial erosion is supposed to be due to the deviation of the Alpenrhein, which thus got...