glaciolacustrine deposit


glaciolacustrine deposit
   Material ranging from fine clay to sand derived from glaciers and deposited in glacial lakes by water originating mainly from the melting of glacial ice. Many are bedded or laminated with varves or rhythmites.
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Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.

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  • glacial landform — ▪ geology Introduction  any product of flowing ice and meltwater. Such landforms are being produced today in glaciated areas, such as Greenland, Antarctica, and many of the world s higher mountain ranges. In addition, large expansions of present… …   Universalium


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