Alwynne B. Beaudoin - Lake File

Maligne Lake Kettle

Location: Alberta, Canada Latitude (N): 52.73° Longitude (W): 117.63°
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 Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation.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 1987
A Mid-Holocene Vegetational and Climatic Record from the Subalpine Zone of the Maligne Valley, Jasper National Park, Alberta (Canada). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 59:227- 242.
AEU SCI QE 500 P15 Site discussed: Maligne Lake Kettle.

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.

Alwynne B. Beaudoin's Home Page This presentation has been compiled and is © 1998-2024 by
Alwynne B. Beaudoin (
You are visitor # 1643