The Gschnitz stage in the Alps or second postglacial advance.
Daun stage of postglacial retreat; Europe with a milder climate and forest and meadow fauna like that of early historic times.
The postglacial portion of the valley (b to c) is everywhere narrow, and especially so where cut in sandstone.
Period of the first postglacial interval or Achen retreat of the glaciers in the Alpine region.
postglacial warping of the land has brought the whole region to the present condition.
The postglacial cut through the moraine is about ninety feet deep.
In the former case the present drainage is through valleys which are preglacial in some places, and postglacial in others.
Into this sandstone it has since cut a notable gorge, a good illustration of a postglacial valley.
Many of the valleys of our present rivers are but patchworks of preglacial, interglacial, and postglacial courses (Fig. 366).