glaciofluvial

glaciofluvial

[¦glā·shē·ō¦flü·vē·əl]
(geology)
Pertaining to streams fed by melting glaciers, or to the deposits and landforms produced by such streams.
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1999) gave an important analogue for glaciofluvial sedimentation of the palaeo-glacier.
5 %) and glaciofluvial sediments (15 samples or 2 %), with each sample consisting of 20 litres (30 kg) of material.
Glaciofluvial, glaciolacustrine, alluvial and aeolian sediments re-worked from tills are distributed throughout the tills (Raukas 1995).
Reflection and downhole seismic studies of a glaciofluvial river valley aquifer.
There is a zone with stable accumulation of sedimentary material originating from the Piirissaar glaciofluvial delta.
Only when the surficial material is composed predominantly of reworked material, such as glaciofluvial or glaciolacustrine deposits, does the resulting radioactivity signature not reflect the underlying bedrock.
Primary conclusion on Placers -- "The geological setting of several of the Chandalar Mining district placer deposits can be compared to the glaciofluvial deposits in the Valdez Creek (south-central Alaska), Porcupine (southeast Alaska), Koyukuk-Nolan (northern Alaska) and the Bolotny-Ravkosky (Russian Far East) placer gold districts.
These ancient buried valleys are filled with Quaternary sediments, mostly till, but marine, glaciofluvial and glaciolacustrine sediments are also present.
Till, glaciofluvial, and fluvial deposits underlie most of the study area.
The valley contained terraces marking proglacial areas, and ice-marginal zones with complex depositional patterns separating simpler environments of glacial, glaciofluvial, and glaciolacustrine sedimentation.