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Glossary of Dendrochronology


The main Arctic oceanic surface currents and possible drift routes of the wood (the current pattern is from Strubing 1968). (Eggertsson 1992)
Short, thin arrows: Drift routes of samples collected in Iceland with origins in the forest regions of northwestern USSR.
Thick black arrows: Proposal for the main origin and drift routes of the Icelandic driftwood. 1. From rivers draining into the Kara Sea (Ob or Yenisey rivers), or 2. from rivers draining to the Laptev Sea (mainly the Lean river).
Long, thin arrows: Possible drift routes of dated samples collected in East Greenland, from the Yukon river region and from the Mackenzie delta.