Habsburg-Schotter

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Representation and status

Index
qsHb
CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 195 G: 220 B: 185
Rank
lithostratigraphic Formation
Validity
Unit is not in Use
Status
informal term
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Habsburg-Schotter
French
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Italian
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English
Habsburg Gravel
Origin of the Name

Habsburg (AG), SW Brugg

Historical Variants
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Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Thickness
Bis zu 100 m im Birrfeld (Preusser et al. 2011), im oberen Klettgau vermutlich bis zu 150 m und im Gebiet Äpelöö mindestens 90 m (Graf 2009).

Components

Lithological content
  • gravel : grains > 2 mm (visible to the naked eye ; rock = rudite: conglomerate or breccia)
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
Middle Pleistocene
Note about top
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Age at base
Middle Pleistocene
Note about base
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Dating method
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Geography

Geographical extent
Habsburg-Rinikerfeld-Rinne.
Type area
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Type locality
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Type profile
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Reference profiles
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Point of interest
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Paleogeography and tectonic

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

Definition
Graf Hansruedi (2009): Stratigraphie von Mittel- und Spätpleistozän in der Nordschweiz. , Beitr. Geol. Karte Schweiz (N.F.) 168, 198 S.

glazifluviatile Sedimente
Revision
Preusser Frank, Graf Hans Rudolf, Keller Oskar, Krayss Edgar, Schlüchter Christian (2011): Quaternary glaciation history of northern Switzerland. , E&G Quaternary Science Journal 60/2-3, 282-305

On top are up to 100 m thick gravel deposits (‘Habsburg-Schotter‘), intercalating with glacial sediments and subglacial gravel in the southern part of the basin (Fig. 11). These deposits are attributed to the Habsburg glaciation.
Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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