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Medicine Lake (SD)

Location: South Dakota, USA Latitude (N): 44.98° Longitude (W): 97.35°
Site notes:
Barnosky, C. W., E. C. Grimm, and H. E. Wright Jr 1987
Towards a Postglacial History of the Northern Great Plains: A Review of the Paleoecologic Problems. Annals of Carnegie Museum 56:259-273.
Sites discussed: Pickerel Lake, Medicine Lake, Cottonwood Lake.

Grimm, E. C. 2001
Trends and palaeoecological problems in the vegetation and climate history of the northern Great Plains, USA. Biology and Environment: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy of Sciences 101B(1-2):47-64.
Sites discussed: Kettle Lake, Rice Lake, Spiritwood, Moon Lake, Pickerel Lake, Medicine Lake, Rosebud, Devils Lake.

Radle, N. J. 1981
Vegetation History and Lake-Level Changes at a Saline Lake in Northeastern South Dakota. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA 126 pp.
Site discussed: Medicine Lake.

Radle, N., C. M. Keister, and R. W. Battarbee 1989
Diatom, Pollen, and Geochemical Evidence for the Palaeosalinity of Medicine Lake, S. Dakota, During the Late Wisconsin and Early Holocene. Journal of Paleolimnology 2:159-172.
AEU SCI QE 39.5 P3 J86 Site discussed: Medicine Lake.

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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