East Lake, Cape Bounty

Country:

Canada

Region:

south-central coast of Melville Island

Lake type:

glacial

Category: clastic varves

Elevation:

5 m asl

Max depth:

32 m

Surface area:

1.5 km2

Catchment area:

11.6 km2

Length of record:

4200 years

Archive type:

lacustrine sediments

Author of images:

Pierre Francus

Reference:

Cuven, S., Francus, P., Lamoureux, S., 2011. Mid to Late Holocene hydroclimatic and geochemical records from the varved sediments of East Lake, Cape Bounty, Canadian High Arctic. Quaternary Science Reviews 30 (19-20), 2651−2665

Link to reference or DOI:

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.05.019

Split core with surface varves. > max. resolution