Ancient Water-Planes and Crustal Deformation

H. H. Robinson
1908 The Journal of geology  
In a recent bulletin of the Wisconsin Geological Survey,' Goldthwait has presented the results of an interesting study of the strands of the ancient Great Lakes as they occur in eastern Wisconsin. The field-work is much more detailed and accurate than the average, and the success in reconstructing the complex series of shore-lines of Lake Algonquin, in the region studied, is largely the result of using a wye level, instead of a hand level, or aneroid barometer, in determining the heights of the
more » ... the heights of the ancient beaches and terraces above the present lake level as a datum plane. '
doi:10.1086/621516 fatcat:i4c3rc2aqne4zmgpfom7v4nlim