Über glaziale Erosion und Übertiefung

Karl-Albert Habbe
Glacial erosion and overdeepening is - as can be shown by the longitudinal profile of every valley formed by glaciers - not a process active on the whole longitudinal extension of the glacier in the same way, but is characterized by marked discontinuities. The reasons have been discussed for nearly a century, but the problem remained unsolved until now. It can - as H. Louis (1952) has demonstrated - be solved only when the motion...