glacial-marine sedimentation


glacial-marine sedimentation
   The accumulation of glacially eroded, terrestrially derived sediment in the marine environment. Sediment may be introduced by fluvial transport, by ice rafting, as an ice-contact deposit, or by eolian transport.
   Compare: glaciomarine deposit.
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Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.

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