ice-contact delta

ice-contact delta

[′īs ¦kän‚tak ‚del·tə]
(geology)
A delta formed by a stream flowing between a valley slope and the margin of glacial ice. Also known as delta moraine; morainal delta.
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They first introduce GPR, describing the technique for nongeophysicists, followed by studies on Aeolian dunes, beach ridges, coastal barriers/beach plains, glacial-marine ice-contact delta deposits, lacustrine strandline deposits, and paleolake shorelines.