Stratigraphische Begriffe für das Quartär des norddeutschen Vereisungsgebietes

Thomas Litt, Karl-Ernst Behre, Klaus-Dieter Meyer, Hans-Jürgen Stephan & Stefan Wansa
Northern Germany and neighbouring areas affected by the Scandinavian ice sheets are classic regions of Quaternary geology and stratigraphy. The Swiss geologist VON MORLOT (1844) had already presumed that the Nordic ice could have reached the Erzgebirge (Ore Mountains) in Saxony. The discovery of glacial striae on Triassic Muschelkalk in Rüdersdorf near Berlin by TORRELL (1875) led to wide acceptance of the glacial theory in Germany. PENCK (1879) surmised that three separate glaciations had occurred...