Medial Moraine

medial moraine

[′mē·dē·əl mə′rān]
An elongate moraine carried in or upon the middle of a glacier and parallel to its sides.
A moraine formed by glacial abrasion of a rocky protuberance near the middle of a glacier.

Medial Moraine


surface moraine forming a ridge along the axis of a glacier. It is formed from the merger of lateral moraines.

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Its sinuous medial moraines offer some support for this interpretation.

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