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Ablation moraine

An irregular-shaped layer or pile of glacier sediment formed by the melting of a block of stagnant ice. Ultimately, ablationa moraine is deposited on the former bed of the glacier.

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  • Part of Speech: noun
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  • Industry/Domain: Water bodies
  • Category: Glaciers
  • Government Agency: USGS
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