glacial deposit


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glacial deposit

[¦glā·shəl di′päz·ət]
(geology)
Material carried to a point beyond its original location by a glacier.
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At that time glacial deposits in northeastern Illinois were breached, causing a great flood known as the Kankakee Torrent.
However, the third dimension of glacial deposits cannot be mapped by conventional geological methods; expensive drilling and geophysical techniques must be used.
Following widespread dismissal of Agassiz's controversial claim to have discovered glacial deposits in the Amazon in 1866, the idea fell out of favour.
Older glacial deposits such as Illinoian tills typically have higher hydraulic conductivities than younger deposits such as Wisconsinan tills.
Flying at 90 metres, aircraft use technology to see through Ireland's deep glacial deposits and peat cover.
The Llandovery with its proven glacial deposits (Grahn & Caputo 1992; Caputo 1998; Diaz-Martinez & Grahn 2007), and therefore proven glacially induced sea-level fluctuations (Johnson 2006, 2010; Munnecke et al.
The grapes are grown on glacial deposits to the south of Lake d''Iseo in the heart of Lombardy and can be a mix of chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot bianco although chardonnay dominates.
Dr Daniela Giardina said, The Central Karakorum National Park (CKNP) stretched to about 11,000 square kilometres has the largest glacial deposits on the globe out of polar region.
The surface was and is gently undulating or flat just as would be the case if ice were to spread over Ohio today; the deep preglacial bedrock valleys were already filled by glacial deposits.
It rested on a large ice-borne boulder from the glacial deposits at Hillhouse.
Besides the world famous geyser Old-Faithful, the work covers both well traveled and more remote sites including fossilized forests, hot springs, glacial deposits and calderas.