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On the origin of Grunty Fen and other landforms in southern Fenland, Cambridgeshire

  • R. G. West (a1)

Abstract

Depressions and embayments of the southern Fenland margin and islands are ascribed to periglacial processes in the Devensian Stage (last cold stage) of the Pleistocene. The processes, which may be included in the general term thermokarst, include thermal erosion as an important element. The age of the active landscape evolution appears to be Late Devensian. The Crowland Bed of the Fenland Pleistocene succession is a product of these processes.

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