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Inilchek Glacier, Kyrgystan
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A 14.4-m-long firn core was recovered from the Inilchek Glacier
(Tien Shan Mountains, Kyrgyzstan; 5100-m elevation) in 1998 by
Kruetz et al. Data include major element (Al, Fe, Ca, and S),
rare earth element (REE), and isotopic
d18O) data. These
data provide evidence of dust source regions and
atmospheric circulation patterns in central Asia.
Kreutz, K.J., and E.R. Sholkovitz, 2000, Major element,
rare earth element, and sulfur isotopic composition of a high-elevation
firn core: Sources and transport of mineral dust in Central Asia.
Kreutz, K.J., V.B. Aizen, L.D. Cecil, and C.P. Wake, 2002,
Oxygen isotopic and soluble ionic composition of precipitation
recorded in a shallow firn core, Inilchek Glacier (Central Tien Shan),
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