Deckschichten und Bodenentwicklung in lößbedeckten Kalksenken des Sauerlandes (Rheinisches Schiefergebirge)

Reinhold Roth
Under the loess cover of the limestone areas of Iserlohn and Attendorn-Elspe widespread periglacial cover sediments occur which are mostly including relics of terrae calcis and weathered material from the surrounding rock formations. Terrace sediments are useful to identify early and latepleistocene periglacial sediment layers, which characteristically differ. Locally they cover older loesses with a fossil Parabraunerde. Within the Weichselian loess cover heavy minerals locally allowed the identification of the main solifluction layer of the...