ablation moraine

ablation moraine

[ə′blā·shən mə′rān]
(geology)
A layer of rock particles overlying ice in the ablation of a glacier.
Drift deposited from a superglacial position through the melting of underlying stagnant ice.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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