piedmont lake

piedmont lake

[′pēd‚mänt ¦lāk]
(hydrology)
An oblong lake occupying a partly overdeepened basin excavated from rock by a piedmont glacier, or dammed by a glacial moraine.
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Annual cycle of autotrophic and heterotrophic production in a small, monomictic Piedmont lake (Lake Oglethorpe): Analog for the effects of climatic warming on dimictic lakes.

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