Ridge top peats and palaeolake deposits on Macquarie Island

D. R. Selkirk, P. M. Selkirk, D. M. Bergstrom, D. A. Adamson

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Palynological analyses of two ridge top peat profiles on subantarctic Macquarie Island are presented and discussed. The profiles record Holocene vegetation changes in a small-scale mosaic pattern. A preliminary account is given of several freshwater palaeolake deposits dating from the terminal Pleistocene and early Holocene. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)83-90
Number of pages8
JournalPapers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1988


  • peat deposits
  • paiaeoiake deposits
  • Macquarie Island
  • palynology

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