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A low, traverse ridge of bedrock on the floor of a glacial valley. Also known as rock bar; threshold; verrou.



a transverse ridge of bedrock on the floor of a glacial valley. A riegel forms when hard rock outcrops on the surface of the valley floor or when the valley is overdeepened by intensified glacial activity.

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As our organization grows, we will continue to identify ways to optimize the business so that we have the best team in place to move these digital innovation projects forward, backed by the tech and expert knowledge found in the STRATACACHE family, said Riegel.
He was preceded in death by his parents; mother-in-law, Mildred Riegel; and two brothers-in-law, Bob Dixon and Larry Riegel.
In "Joan Crate, Indigenous Identity, and the Reach of Global Colonialism in Foreign Homes," Christian Riegel discusses a volume of poetry, Foreign Homes (2001), by a Canadian Metis poet, who suggests a liminal status that relates to colonialism, from first contact to the present.
Riegel joined Rosenberg & Estis in 1994 and became a member in the firm's Litigation Department in 2000.
We need to think about solid waste management with a long term perspective rather than short term," said Riegel.
Gert Riegel added, "Apleona Facility Management goes a step further than anyone else.
Jones/ Arnie Zane Dance Company member Jenna Riegel admires the dancers and choreographers who weather the harsh critical media in New York.
Riegel also noted that the outlook is stable for personal and commercial lines, with some margin pressure.
The life companies have managed through the low interest rate environment pretty well," Riegel said.
Barbara Riegel, Arlene Butz, and Debra Barksdale provided scientific presentations on the science of health care transitions and the policy and practice implications of health care transitions as a critical aspect of health care.
He leaves his wife, Wendy; son, Drew (Erin); daughter, Dana (Brandon) Riegel; parents, Norris and Arlene Anders; sister, Audrey (Joe) Azevedo; and grandchildren, Addison Riegel and Makenzie Anders.
Anders is survived by his wife, Wendy; son, Drew (wife Erin); daughter, Dana Riegel (husband Brandon); parents, Norris and Arlene; sister, Audrey Azevedo (husband Joe); and grandchildren, Addison Riegel and Makenzie Anders.