outwash train

outwash train

[′au̇t‚wäsh ‚trān]
(geology)
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Discrete till bodies in the upper parts of sand and gravel aquifers, which are common within the outwash trains of the Great and Little Miami Rivers of southwestern Ohio, may be fractured from desiccation processes.
Regions that have a concentration of thick, coarse-grained materials at the surface (notably outwash trains and parts of interlobate areas) will lack near-surface horizontal fractures (see Fig.