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Till

An unsorted and unstratified accumulation of glacial sediment, deposited directly by glacier ice. Till is a heterogeneous mixture of different sized material deposited by moving ice (lodgement till) or by the melting in-place of stagnant ice (ablation till). After deposition, some tills are reworked by water.

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  • Industry/Domain: Water bodies
  • Category: Glaciers
  • Government Agency: USGS
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