Université de Neuchâtel

First results of cosmogenic dated pre-Last Glaciation erratics from the Montoz area, Jura Mountains, Switzerland

Graf, Angela A. ; Strasky, Stefan ; Ivy-Ochs, Susan ; Akçar, Naki ; Kubik, Peter W. ; Burkhard, Martin ; Schlüchter, Christian

In: Quaternary International, 2007, vol. 164-165, p. 43-52

The Jura Mountains are a perialpine chain bending from the SW to the NW of Switzerland. Alpine ice reached only marginal areas of this chain during the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) but remaining erratic boulders of alpine origin indicate older glaciations of unknown age, tentatively correlated either with the classical Rissian or with the Most Extensive Glaciation. Presented here are the first...