glacial boulder


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glacial boulder

[¦glā·shəl ′bōl·dər]
(geology)
A boulder moved to a point distant from its original site by a glacier.
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The ample rooms, outfitted in slate, untreated wood, and vibrant sunflower yellow, zigzag downwards with the slope of the earth; between them, glacial boulders are strewn across a 262 foot grass courtyard.
9which swept you through a field of glacial boulders and provided views back down the valley that were simply awe-inspiring.
Continue over the pass and wind down to Cockley Beck and Wrynose Bottom, where mountain streams hurtle over glacial boulders.
Then too you will be interested to know that there are many glacial boulders on the island and shore, of a granitic structure similar to the granite of Scotland, so it looks as if they were brought by the ice during the Glacial epoch from their mother rock away off to the northwest in Scotland.
Great icebergs that separate mainly from the west coast of Greenland bring glacial boulders and sand very far south to the North Atlantic.
The holes were sited in an area of numerous high grade copper and silver frost heave and glacial boulders.
The sculptor has a passionate preoccupation with the natural world, and carves striking patterns on the surfaces of found glacial boulders, and stone such as marble, granite and limestone.