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Tonquin Pass

Location: British Columbia, Canada Latitude (N): 52.73° Longitude (W): 118.35°
Site notes: The Pass goes from Jasper National Park, Alberta, into British Columbia.
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 Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation.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
Postglacial Vegetational History of Tonquin Pass, British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 20:776-786.
AEU SCI Q 1 C212 Site discussed: Tonquin Pass.

King, R. H., K. B. Cawker, M. S. Kearney, A. Bowyer-Beaudoin, and D. K. Holland 1980
Holocene Environmental Change in Jasper National Park: Third Interim Report. Copy on file at Park Library, Jasper, Alberta, Canada. Progress Report to Parks Canada 37 pp.
Sites discussed: Sunwapta Pass SP1, Sunwapta Pass SP9, Sunwapta Pass SP10, Sunwapta Pass SP11, Tonquin Pass. Includes discussion of pollen record at SP-9 and SP-1. Also mentions SP-10 and SP-11. Kearney provides some preliminary discussion of the Tonquin Pass record.

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.

Luckman, B. H., M. S. Kearney, R. H. King, and A. B. Beaudoin 1986
Revised 14C Age for St. Helens Y Tephra at Tonquin Pass, British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 23:734-736.
AEU SCI QE 1 C212 Site discussed: Tonquin Pass.

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