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Rice Lake

Location: North Dakota, USA Latitude (N): 48.00° Longitude (W): 101.52°
Site notes:
Fritz, S. C., E. Ito, Z. Yu, K. Laird, and D. R. Engstrom 2000
Hydrological Variation in the Northern Great Plains During the Last Two Millennia. Quaternary Research 53:175-184.
AEU SCI QE 696 Q24 Sites discussed: Moon Lake, Coldwater Lake, Rice Lake.

Smith, A. J. 1994
Calibration of Ostracodes as Hydrochemical Indicators Using Lake Sediment Records from 1900 to Present from the Great Plains. In American Quaternary Association (AMQUA) Program and Abstracts of the Thirteenth Biennial Meeting. p. 162. June 19- 22, 1994, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
Sites discussed: Coldwater Lake (ND), Rice Lake, Cochrane Lake. Used a modern data set to interpret records from these three lakes. Records showed shift to more saline conditions during 1930s. (16/12/2007).

Yansa, C. H. 2006
The Timing and Nature of Late Quaternary Vegetation Changes in the Northern Great Plains, USA and Canada: A Re-assessment of the Spruce Phase. Quaternary Science Reviews 25:263-281.
Sites discussed: Rosebud, Strouckel, Cottonwood Lake (SD), Medicine Lake (SD), Coldwater Lake (ND), Wendel, Tappen, Moon Lake (ND), Johns Lake, Rice Lake (ND), Kettle Lake, Scrimbit, Andrews, Hafichuk, Neufeld, Herbert, Kyle, Clearwater Lake (Sask), Beechy, Dinsmore, Riding Mountain (Lake E). Six sites form the main focus of the paper: Wendel, Coldwater Lake, Andrews, Kyle, Beechy, and Neufeld.

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