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outwash fan[′au̇t‚wäsh ‚fan]
A fan-shaped accumulation of outwash deposited by meltwater streams in front of the terminal moraine of a glacier.
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Outwash and delta sands and gravels are deposited in the form of ice-marginal ridges and outwash fans
on the fringe of the Baltic Klint.
Process, bar, morphology and sedimentary structures on braided outwash fans
, northeastern Gulf of Alaska.
This discovery raised the possibility that the species extends further north and westwards on the gravel outwash fans
and outcrops to the south of the Hajar mountains, and might approach the UAE.