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During the early part of the "SubAtlantic" the lower part of S6lheimajokull could have been up to c. 7 km2 larger than during the Little Ice Age; it could not have exceeded this area, because S6lheimajokull did not exceed the Ytzagil limits at any time between 1700 and 3100 BP (profile 15, Fig. 4). Given a major climatic deterioration c. rjokull, Steinholtsjokull, or Seljavallajokull. At Gigjokull, however, local anomalies have probably led to the preservation of pre-Little Ice Age moraines. It has been suggested that pre-historic Holocene moraines exist in front of climatically sensitive mountain glaciers that a·re able to respond rapidly to climatic deterioration (Th6rarinsson, 1956, 1964).

1988. Reconnaissance paleomagnetic determinations in Liki and pre-Liki sediments on Mount Kenya, East Africa. c. ), "Quaternary and environmental research on East African mountains". Rotterdam, Balkema, 355-366. W. 1984. Soils and Geomorphology. , Oxford Univ. Press, 372 pp. J. 1988. Composition and age of older outwash deposits along the northwestern flank of Mount Kenya. c. ), "Quaternary and environment research on East African mountains". Rotterdam, Balkema, 165-174. A. 1967. Pollen analytical sties in East and soutern Africa.

Scm, Thickness Prooortional to Scale Origin and Age of Tephra W&ter~ so rted Tephra Produced by Hekla Tephra: Thickness Proportional to Scale Needte~grained Eruption in 1341AD Loessi al Soi I H Hekla Generally Dark Reddi sh Brown (5YR3/4) to Yellowish Red (SYR4/6) Peat/Organic Silt K Karla E Eyjatja llaiokull v Veid iv ot n l5YR6/B.. 2mmJ ,500m, 5~0m ISOCHRONOUS HORIZON Sectio n Number 95 Figure 5. Key to stratigraphic symbols. 78 TEPHROCHRONOLOGICAL STUDIES OF HOLOCENE GLACIER FLUCTUATIONS 47 The stratigraphy, therefore, indicates that the pattern of Holocene glacier fluctuations around Steinholtsjokull is similar to that of the south of Ey jaf jallajokull; in both regions the immediate proglacial areas have been affected by ice very recently; but beyond these limits there is no evidence of any previous Holocene glacier activity.

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