Alwynne B. Beaudoin - Lake File

Watchtower Basin

Location: Alberta, Canada Latitude (N): 52.80° Longitude (W): 117.83°
Site notes: In Jasper National Park
Kearney, M. S. 1981
Late Quaternary Vegetational and Environmental History of Jasper National Park, Alberta. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation. Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada 318 pages.
Sites discussed: Cottonwood Slough, Maligne Pass, Excelsior Basin, Watchtower Basin, Tonquin Pass, Maligne Lake Kettle.

Kearney, M. S., and B. H. Luckman 1983
Holocene Timberline Fluctuations in Jasper National Park, Alberta. Science 221(15 July 1983):261-263.
AEU SCI Q 1 S41 Sites discussed: Maligne Pass, Excelsior Basin, Watchtower Basin.

Luckman, B. H., and M. S. Kearney 1986
Reconstruction of Holocene Changes in Alpine Vegetation and Climate in the Maligne Range, Jasper National Park, Alberta. Quaternary Research 26:244-261.
AEU SCI QE 696 Q24 Sites discussed: Maligne Pass, Excelsior Basin.

Luckman, B. H., M. S. Kearney, and D. K. Holland 1977
Holocene Environmental Change in Jasper National Park. Copy on file at Park Library, Jasper, Alberta, Canada. Progress Report to Parks Canada. Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada 17 pp.
Sites discussed: Sunwapta Pass SP1, Sunwapta Pass SP10, Watchtower Basin, Excelsior Basin, Maligne Lake Kettle, Cottonwood Slough. Includes profile descriptions for SP-1 and SP-10. Reports on coring in Watchtower and Excelsior Basins and Maligne Lake Kettle (described as "the almost circular kettle hole, 10 - 20 m deep, at the south-east corner of the Maligne Lake Parking lot. Its floor has a shallow pond, up to 50 cm deep in which cores were taken. The site is easily identified by the interpretation sign at its southern end"). Includes field description of the core and a date from near the base (7660 yr BP). Provides description of the Cottonwood Slough core.

Luckman, B. H., M. S. Kearney, R. H. King, and A. B. Beaudoin 1979
Holocene Environmental Change in Jasper National Park: Second Interim Report. Report on file at Park Library, Jasper. Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada 29 pages.
Sites discussed: Sunwapta Pass SP11, Sunwapta Pass SP1, Sunwapta Pass SP9, Sunwapta Pass SP10, Tonquin Pass, Excelsior Basin, Watchtower Basin. Gives some information on SP-1, SP-9, and SP-10. Includes a preliminary pollen diagram for SP-9. Includes a preliminary pollen diagram for the Tonquin Creek record and some discussion of the Excelsior record. Mentions occurrence of buried wood, C14 dating, and coring in Watchtower Basin.

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