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The Montana lobe of the Keewatin ice sheet; 1906; PP; 50; Calhoun, F. H. H.

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Just south of the forty-ninth parallel and east of the Rocky Mountains is an area that is of much interest to glacialists It is the area which lay between the Keewatin ice sheet and the mountain glaciers coming from the west. Although it has been known for nearly twenty years that the bodies of drift deposited by the ice coining from opposite directions were closely associated, little detailed field work has been done in this region. As early as 1881 Sir James Geikie prophesied that a careful study of the region would clear up many important points in glaciology. ° In 1885, Dr. T. C. Chamberhn and Prof E. D. Salisbury, in a reconnaissance of the region, determined roughly the course of the terminal moraine of the eastern ice sheet [...]

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