glacial till


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glacial till

[¦glā·shəl ′til]
(geology)

till, glacial till, boulder clay

An unstratified glacial deposit which consists of pockets of clay, gravel, sand, silt, and boulders; has not been subject to the sorting action of water; usually has good load-sustaining properties.
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Movement of nitrate fertilizer to glacial till and runoff from a claypan soil.
3], river terrace 6B Harpenden, England Loess over glacial till Sample no.
The population at Painted Rock Conservation Area is large and should contain more ISSR diversity because it is less restricted by glacial till prairies, endemic habitats, and small population size.
No-till following a moldboard plow based tillage system did not show an increase in infiltration rate, even after 10 years of no-till, on heavy textured loams and clay loams developed in glacial till parent material.
On October 23, 2008, we commenced removal of the glacial till material which overlays the open pit.
Situated at the top of a south- to southwest-facing bluff overlooking the Middle Fork of the Vermilion River the hill prairie is at an elevation above sea level of about 200 m and is located on Wisconsin glacial till in the Vermilion River Section of the Wabash Border Division (Schwegman 1973).
Geogenic Mercury in glacial till, Kejimkujik National Park, In Mercury Cycling in a Wetland-Dominated Ecosystem: A Multidisciplinary Study.
Because the glacial till here is extremely hard with lots of rocks and boulders, we had to use the jackhammers.
0 m (5-10 ft) of loess (wind-blown soil) overlies 3-12 m (10-40 ft) of glacial till.
The region is characterized by gently undulating topography covered by glacial till and extensive swampy terrain.
On October 23, 2008, Apollo commenced removal of the glacial till material which overlays the open pit.
She quickly became a participant in fracture flow research and joined as a member of the "Fractured Till Army" (as she affectionately refers to the work group) attending workshops, symposiums, and giving her own lectures on Ohio's fractured glacial till.