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By Levan Tielidze

This publication offers the main distinct and entire insights into the morphology, morphometry and dynamics of glaciers within the Georgian Caucasus area brand new. It examines the range of valley glaciers after the Little Ice Age greatest and identifies glacial dynamics in the course of old sessions. The reconstruction of glaciation within the overdue Pleistocene and Holocene used to be carried out in accordance with durable specified glacial-geomorphological observations through the writer. It additional analyses moraine structures, river terraces, geodynamics of the relaxation, and snow and firn line locations derived from field surveys in most glacier basins in the southern and northern slopes of the Georgian Caucasus. an entire set of methodological ways was once utilized including remote sensing and GIS, glacio-geomorphological, cartographical, aerial snapshot processing and petrographic methods, unveiling exact information regarding glaciers tough to entry, e.g. within the Abkhazeti and Tskhinvali areas. The e-book offers a whole database of Georgia’s smooth glaciation and monitors a collection of compiled maps of the distribution of the overdue Pleistocene glaciation of the Georgian Caucasus.

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