glacial outwash

glacial outwash

[¦glā·shəl ′au̇t‚wäsh]
(geology)
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Laterally extensive cemented beds have been recorded in five outcrops hosted in glacial outwash and beach sand and gravel deposits that accumulated during the Late Weichselian deglaciation about 15.
The rolling hills of steep moraines and glacial outwash plains Forests, prairies, and wetlands emerged from the land so fair.
Professor Joseph Prospero, from the University of Miami has said: "Our work has shown that most of the dust events are associated with dust emitted from glacial outwash deposits, which may be carried into the northern latitudes by synoptic weather events.
Our recent work in Iceland has shown that most of the dust events there are associated with dust emitted from glacial outwash deposits, which may be carried into the northern latitudes and into Europe by synoptic weather events," said Prospero.
It is located in an area dominated by ground moraines and glacial outwash channels.
Although located in the Tipton Till Plain province, the White River floodplain was modified by late stage glacial outwash.
Late Pleistocene fluvial deposits of the Lower Mississippi Valley (LMV) in Louisiana are thought to represent Mississippi River glacial outwash.
Selected properties of an Antarctic Gelic Podzol (WP5) from glacial outwash sediments under mosses at a dried-up melt-water lakeside (sampling date 6 February 1996) EC, electrical conductivity; TOC, total organic carbon; LOI, loss-on-ignition; Nt, total nitrogen; Fed, Ald, dithionate-citrate-extractable iron and aluminum; [Fe.
In Washington state I have seen yew growing on moist riverbanks, on dry, rocky glacial outwash, and hidden beneath towering old-growth Douglas-fir.
9% Cu and 1 g/t TPMs) which was recently acquired in the Aurora Platinum transaction, is mostly covered by widespread glacial outwash sand which may have hindered surface exploration and prospecting along the five miles of highly favourable Sudbury Breccia and footwall rocks on the Property.
The underlying material was composed of glacial outwash that was superseded by a layer of silt (10 cm).