glacial boulder


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glacial boulder

[¦glā·shəl ′bōl·dər]
(geology)
A boulder moved to a point distant from its original site by a glacier.
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Roland Kedge with the glacial boulder which has finally been given its own information plaque
The ample rooms, outfitted in slate, untreated wood, and vibrant sunflower yellow, zigzag downwards with the slope of the earth; between them, glacial boulders are strewn across a 262 foot grass courtyard.
Indigenous glacial boulders scattered throughout the site were stockpiled and used in the landscape design.
9which swept you through a field of glacial boulders and provided views back down the valley that were simply awe-inspiring.
Continue over the pass and wind down to Cockley Beck and Wrynose Bottom, where mountain streams hurtle over glacial boulders.
A conscious nature theme that incorporates shared daylight for employees in their workspaces; sites glacial boulders next to the foundation and in the atrium; allows natural growth of trees, shrubs, and plants; preserves old tree stands, glacial formations, and old stonewalls; and includes two manmade ponds.
Then too you will be interested to know that there are many glacial boulders on the island and shore, of a granitic structure similar to the granite of Scotland, so it looks as if they were brought by the ice during the Glacial epoch from their mother rock away off to the northwest in Scotland.
Great icebergs that separate mainly from the west coast of Greenland bring glacial boulders and sand very far south to the North Atlantic.
The sculptor has a passionate preoccupation with the natural world, and carves striking patterns on the surfaces of found glacial boulders, and stone such as marble, granite and limestone.
Huge glacial boulders which were excavated have been retained around the fringe of the lake.