Glacial Lake Missoula: Sedimentary Evidence for Multiple Drainages
Camas Prairie, MT
I-90, U.S. 93, Montana 200, Montana 382
This field trip guide briefly describes the possible origin of the glaciolacustrine sediments, giant current ripples and other geomorphic features associated with the rapid drainage of the former glacial Lake Missoula.
Key Lithologic Features
Chambers, R.L., and Curry, R.R., 1989, Glacial Lake Missoula: Sedimentary evidence for multiple drainages, in
Breckenridge, R.M., ed., Glacial Lake Missoula and the Channeled Scabland
: 28th International Geological Congress, Field Trip Guidebook T310: Washington, D.C., American Geophysical Union, p. 3-11.
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