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Animation: The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) archives
a number of maps dealing with Michigan’s glacial history including a 850 K
animation depicting glacial advance/retreat in the Great Lakes region. Note
the evolving pattern of proglacial lakes and spillways captures the dynamic
nature of the ice front.
Glacier Home Page: basic
information on the origin, location, and characteristics of glaciers.
Glacier Landform Image
Database: Images of erosional,subglacial,superglacial, ice-margin, glacial
lakes, and proglacial environments.
The Great Ice Age: a PDF
document from the USGS detailing the causes and characteristics of the ice
advances during the Pleistocene Epoch.
All About Glaciers.
Dorr & Eschman, Geology
of Michigan. Ann Arbor
Natural Processes of the
Jason: A Great Lakes
Weinle, Art, “Michigan
Moraines.” A classroom-ready worksheet with map.
Available from firstname.lastname@example.org
Winters, H. Uncovering
Michigan. A 35-slide
glacial slide show. 1999.
Available from Michigan
Earth Science Teachers Association ($28)