Gossau-Interstadial

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
N/A
RGB color
R: 255 G: 255 B: 200
Rank
glaciostratigraphy
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
informal term
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Gossau-Interstadial
French
Interstade de Gossau
Italian
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English

Gossau Interstadial

Origin of the Name

Gossau (ZH)

Historical Variants
Schieferkohleschicht bei Gossau (Schiesser 1979), Interstadialkomplex von Gossau, Schieferkohle von Gossau
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Thickness
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Components

Lithological content
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Mineral content
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Fossil content
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Hierarchy and succession

Superordinate unit
Subordinate units
Units at roof
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Units at floor
Lateral equivalents
Upper boundary
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Lower boundary
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Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
Late Pleistocene
Note about top
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Age at base
Late Pleistocene
Note about base
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Dating method
ca. 65-33 ka

Geography

Geographical extent
Gossau (ZH), Mörschwil (SG). Entspricht Profil Baumkirchen im Inntal.
Type area
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Type locality
  • Gossau (ZH)
    Site particularities
    • upper boundary
    • lower boundary
    • typical facies
    Site accessibility
    • quarry
    Coordinates
    • (2699510 / 1240900)
    Note
    • Sandgrube
Type profile
  • Gossau (ZH)
    Site particularities
    • upper boundary
    • lower boundary
    • typical facies
    Site accessibility
    • quarry
    Coordinates
    • (2699510 / 1240900)
    Note
    • Sandgrube
Reference profiles
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Point of interest

Paleogeography and tectonic

Paleogeography
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Kind of protolith
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Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Glaciostratigraphy
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
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Revision
Schlüchter Christian, Maisch Max, Suter J., Fitze P., Keller W.A., Burga Conradin A, Wynistorf E. (1987): Das Schieferkohlenprofil von Gossau (Kt. Zürich) und seine stratigraphische Stellung innerhalb der letzten Eiszeit. , Vierteljahresschrift Naturforschende Gesellschaft Zürich 132/3, 135–174
Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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  • Gossau-Schieferkohle Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Gossau (ZH)

    Rank
    lithostratigraphic unit
    Status
    local name (informal)
    Valid name
    In Short
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    Age
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    Thickness
    -
    Geographical extent
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    Type area
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    Comment
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