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Estimation of Elapsed Time since a Certain Climatic Change for Lake Vanda

Naturevolume 207pages626627 (1965) | Download Citation



DR. ROBERTS's treatment of my data gives additional confirmation to my tenet that the chemical gradients found in Lake Vanda can be explained by chemical diffusion and that such chemical composition profiles in Antarctic lakes can provide valuable palseoclimatic information1.

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    Wilson, A. T., Nature, 201, 176 (1964).

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    Nichols, R. L., Origin of Chemical Stratification in Lake Vanda, South Victoria Land, S.C.A.R. Meeting, Cape Town, South Africa (1963).

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    Llano, G. A., Sci. Amer., 207, 213 (1962).

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