Moraine

A moraine is any glacially formed accumulation of unconsolidated glacial debris (soil and rock) that occurs in currently glaciated and formerly glaciated regions on Earth (i.e. a past glacial maximum), through geomorphological processes. == Characteristics == Moraines may be composed of debris ranging in size from silt-sized glacial flour to large...
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moraine

A single, large mass of glacial till that accumulates, typically at the edge of a glacier.
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Moraine

• (n.) An accumulation of earth and stones carried forward and deposited by a glacier.
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moraine

<geology> An accumulation of earth and stones carried forward and deposited by a glacier. ... If the moranie is at the extremity of the glacier it is a terminal moranie; if at the side, a lateral moranie; if parallel to the side on the central portion of the glacier, a medial moranie. In the last case it is formed by the union of the lateral ...
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moraine

noun accumulated earth and stones deposited by a glacier
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Moraine

Mo·raine' noun [ French Confer Prov. German mur stones broken off, Italian mora a heap of stones, hillock, German mürbe soft, broken up, Old High German muruwi , Anglo-Saxon mearu tender, Greek ... to cause to wither, Sanskrit mlā to relax.] (Geol...
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Moraine

A general term for a landform composed of till.
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moraine

A glacial deposit of sediment left at the margin of an ice sheet. Lateral moraine
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Moraine

A glacial deposit of till left at the margin of an ice sheet. See specifically by name, ground morai
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Moraine

A hill of glacial till deposited directly by a glacier.
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moraine

A mass of boulder clay carried by a glacier.
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moraine

A mound, ridge, or other distinct accumulation of glacial drift, predominantly till, deposited in a variety of topographic landforms that are independent of control by the surface on which the drift lies. (see also End Moraine)
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Moraine

A random accumulation of boulders, rocks, scree and sand carried down the mountain and deposited by a glacier. Crossing a moraine is slow going and is only done when alternative routes would take even more time.
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Moraine

A ridge or pile of boulders, stones, and other debris carried along and deposited by a glacier. The most common moraines are end (or terminal) moraines and lateral (or side) moraines.
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moraine

accumulation of rock debris (till) carried or deposited by a glacier. The material, which ranges in size from blocks or boulders (usually faceted or ... [8 related articles]
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moraine

an accumulation of debris (rocks and dirt) formed by glaciers.
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Moraine

An accumulation of earth, stones, etc., deposited by a glacier, usually in the form of a mound, ridge or other prominence on the terrain.
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moraine

August 1968 southwest-looking photograph of the surface of the Bucher Glacier, an outlet glacier of the Juneau Icefield, showing several glacier tables, several conical mounds of sediment-covered ice, and several small piles of sediment left on the ice surface marking the position of former mounds, ...
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Moraine

General term for material deposited beneath, along the sides, and/or at the terminus of a glacier. Also, what we get here in Oregon during the fall, winter, and spring. See also till.
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Moraine

glacially formed accumulation of unconsolidated debris which can occur in currently glaciated and formerly glaciated regions, such as those areas acted upon by a past ice age.
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Moraine

In geography, a moraine is a continuous line of rocks and gravel along the edges of a glacier.
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moraine

Landform made largely of till.
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moraine

moraine (murān') , a formation composed of unsorted and unbedded rock and soil debris called till, which was deposited by a glacier. The till that falls on the sides of a valley glacier from the bounding cliffs makes up lateral moraines, running parallel to the valley sides. When two or mo...
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moraine

n. A mound or ridge of sediment deposited by a glacier; lateral moraine- n. deposited to the side of a glacier; terminal moraine- n. deposited to the front of a glacier; ground moraine- n. deposited on the land surface.
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moraine

n. A mound or ridge of sediment deposited by a glacier; lateral moraine- n. deposited to the side of a glacier; terminal moraine- n. deposited to the front of a glacier; ground moraine- n. deposited on the land surface.
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