Another thought-provoking analysis. Raised beaches are of particular interest in the planetary theory currently being developed by various contributors to Tallbloke’s Talkshop.
Thanks to Tim Cullen at Malaga Bay for this piece. Raised beaches have been found also at Hudson Bay and connected with planetary periodicities, e.g. by Rhodes Fairbridge.
Another intriguing feature discussed here is ‘the other Grand Canyon’ under the ice in Greenland.
Originally posted on MalagaBay:
The Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition [1910–1911] provides a very intriguing summary of the raised beaches that had been discovered in Greenland.
These discoveries enabled the Encyclopædia Britannica to conclude that “the whole of this large island has been raised, or the sea has sunk, in post-glacial times” and that “the upheaval has been greater in the north”.
Numerous raised beaches and terraces, containing shells of marine mollusca, &c., occur along the whole coast of Greenland, and indicate that the whole of this large island has been raised, or the sea has sunk, in post-glacial times, after the inland ice covered its now ice-bare outskirts.
In the north along the shores of Smith Sound these traces of the gradual upheaval of the land, or sinking of the sea, are very marked; but they are also very distinct in the south, although not found so high above sea-level, which seems to…
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