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Upper Kananaskis Lake

Location: Alberta, Canada Latitude (N): 50.62° Longitude (W): 115.15°
Site notes: In Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, also known as Kananaskis Country
Beierle, B. D. 1997
Early Holocene Climate of Southwestern Alberta, Canada, Reconstructed from Lake Sediment Cores. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis. Department of Geography, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada xii + 115 pages.
Sites discussed: Upper Kananaskis Lake, Lower Burstall Lake, Lake Louise, Copper Lake, Johnson Lake, Summit Lake, Frederick Lake, Cartwright Lake, Sibbald Lake, Beauvais Lake, Beaver Mines Lake, Sibbald Pass (Bog), Pilot Lake, Herbert Lake, Altrude Lake.

Beierle, B., and D. G. Smith 1998
Severe Drought in the Early Holocene (10,000-6800 BP) Interpreted from Lake Sediment Cores, Southwestern Alberta, Canada. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 140:75- 83.
AEU SCI QE 500 P15 Sites discussed: Copper Lake, Lower Burstall Lake, Upper Kananaskis Lake, Frederick Lake, Johnson Lake, Cartwright Lake. Records discussed in terms of sediment characteristics.

Crosby, J. M. 1990
Kananaskis Lakes - Upper and Lower. In Atlas of Alberta Lakes, edited by P. Mitchell and E. Prepas, pp. 570-577. University of Alberta Press, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
AEU SCI GB 1630 A3 A8813 Information on current limnological conditions. Includes a bathymetric map.

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