General Information

Site Name: Rheindahlen

Synonym Name(s): Ziegelei Dreesen, Mönchengladbach-Rheindahlen, Ziegeleigrube Dreesen

Site Type: open air

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Discovery Year: 1915

First Description: Narr 1951

Chronological Abstract: Several layers, dating controversely discussed:
- layers B and C:
a) penultimate interglacial (OIS 7.1, 7.3, 7.5), between 190 000-250 000 BP (after Schirmer (ed.) 2002)
b) Eem to Elster (OIS 5-10), between 100 000-360 000 BP (after Bosinski 1966; Klostermann & Thissen 1995)
- layer A2/3:
a) OIS 6, ante 130 000 BP (after Schirmer (ed.) 2002)
b) Würm/Weichsel (OIS 2-4) (after Bosinski 1966; Klostermann & Thissen 1995)



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Country: Germany

General Location Description: South-western border of Mönchengladbach-Rheindahlen, town of Mönchengladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia


Latitude (WGS84): 51.14° N

Longitude (WGS84): 6.368° E

Altitude: 73m

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Bibliography: Schmitz & Thissen 1998; Ikinger 2002a; Bosinski 1966a; Thieme 1983; Narr 1951

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