The Geomorphic Signature of Massive Subglacial Floods in Victoria Land, Antarctica

  1. Martin J. Siegert and
  2. Mahlon C. Kennicutt II
  1. David R. Marchant1,
  2. Stewart S. R. Jamieson2 and
  3. David E. Sugden3

Published Online: 25 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118670354.ch7

Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments

Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments

How to Cite

Marchant, D. R., Jamieson, S. S. R. and Sugden, D. E. (2011) The Geomorphic Signature of Massive Subglacial Floods in Victoria Land, Antarctica, in Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments (eds M. J. Siegert and M. C. Kennicutt), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118670354.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department Of Earth Sciences, Boston University Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  2. 2

    Department Of Geography, Durham University Durham, Uk

  3. 3

    School Of Geosciences, University Of Edinburgh Edinburgh, Uk

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904825

Online ISBN: 9781118670354



  • Subglacial lakes–Antarctica–History;
  • Subglacial lakes–Antarctica–Discovery and exploration;
  • Subglacial lakes–Polar regions–History;
  • Subglacial lakes–Polar regions–Discovery and exploration;
  • Aquatic ecology–Antarctica;
  • subglacial;
  • Miocene;
  • glaciers;
  • lakes;
  • geomorphology;
  • Antarctica


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Meltwater Landforms

  • Chronology

  • Interpretation

  • Glaciological Modeling

  • Conclusions