volume 13, issue 4, P301-303 1977
DOI: 10.1144/sjg13040301
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Abstract: SYNOPSISMarine shell radiocarbon ages from Late-glacial strata suggest that the PaisleyRenfrew area was deglaciated before 13 150 B.P. (Arctica islandica). A younger minimum date of about 12 000 B.P. (Modiolus modiolus) is explained by the fact that this species is epifaunal and was living on a foundation of gravel containing already sub-fossil Arctica shells.In 1975, a variety of shelly Late-glacial marine deposits ('Clyde beds') was exposed in excavations near Inchinnan, west of Renfrew and shells were coll…

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