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Title: The stratigraphy and morphology of Pleistocene deposits in County Waterford (with special reference to the Ballyvoyle Till)
Author: Quinn, Irene M.
ISNI:       0000 0001 3503 8189
Awarding Body: Polytechnic of North London
Current Institution: London Metropolitan University
Date of Award: 1987
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The Ballyvoyle Till (Watts, 1959) was originally described by Wright and Muff (1904) as a boulder clay deposited by southerly-moving ice of Inland, northern origin. They regarded this advance as having post~dated one of Irish Sea origin along the south coast. While Watts (1959) considered that the two ice masses were broadly contemporaneous, Synge (1977) suggested that the glacigenic sequence predated the deposition of the underlying raised beach and was subsequently soliflucted downslope to Its present stratigraphic position overlying the raised beach unit.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: 550 - Earth Sciences