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  • MORAINES —    masses of rock which become detached from the hill side and find lodgment on a glacier are so called, and are further described as lateral, medial, terminal, or ground moraines, according as they lie along its edges, its middle, are piled up… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • moraines — mo·raine || mÉ™ reɪn n. heap of stones left by a glacier …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Chain Moraines — The Chain Moraines (77°11′S 160°32′E / 77.183°S 160.533°E / 77.183; 160.533) are drifting moraines located 5 kilometres (3 mi) northwest of Skew Peak at the confluent flow of ice from Rim Glacier, Sprocket Glacier, and …   Wikipedia

  • Ribbed moraines — A ribbed moraine (also called a Rogen moraine) is a type of moraine formed subglacially (i.e., below glaciers or ice sheets) looking similar to giant current ripples. Ribbed moraines occur in groups or fields and are oriented transverse to former …   Wikipedia

  • Épilobe des moraines — Epilobium fleischeri Épilobe des moraines …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Leaf Hills Moraines — ( Gaaskibag wajiw ), the highest hill of this hill range.DescriptionThe hills are described by Upham as running southeast from Fergus Falls to the south line of the county and thence east and northeast to East Leaf Lake, a distance of 50 miles.… …   Wikipedia

  • Moraine — This article is about geological phenomena. For other uses, see Moraine (disambiguation). A moraine is any glacially formed accumulation of unconsolidated glacial debris (soil and rock) which can occur in currently glaciated and formerly… …   Wikipedia

  • GLACIAIRE (DOMAINE) — Les régions de hautes altitudes et de hautes latitudes présentent, malgré de grandes différences, des traits communs multiples, bien marqués dans le paysage. Des masses de glaces permanentes y occupent une part importante de l’espace; la neige… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • moraine — [ mɔrɛn ] n. f. • 1779; savoyard morena « bourrelet de terre », d un rad. prélatin murr « tertre », ou du lat. mora « obstacle » ♦ Accumulation de débris entraînés, puis abandonnés par les glaciers. Moraines latérales, médianes, frontales. ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 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

  • Glacier — This article is about the geological formation. For other uses, see Glacier (disambiguation). The Baltoro Glacier in the Karakoram, Kashmir, Northern Pakistan. At 62 kilometres (39 mi) in length, it is one of the longest alpine glaciers on… …   Wikipedia

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