glaciomarine deposit


glaciomarine deposit
   Glacially eroded, terrestrially derived sediments (clay, silt, sand, and gravel) that accumulated on the ocean floor. Sediments may be accumulated as an ice-contact deposit, by fluvial transport, ice-rafting, or eolian transport.
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Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.

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