Moraines - Geophotography
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Terminal Moraine Baffin Island

Terminal Moraine Baffin Island

TERMINAL MORAINE (a) The end moraine, extending across a glacial valley as an arcuate or crescentic ridge, that marks the farthest advance or maximum extent of a glacier; the outermost end moraine of a glacier or ice sheet. It is formed at or near a more-or-less stationary edge, or at a place marking the cessation of an important glacial advance. Obsolete syn: marginal moraine. (b) A term sometimes used as a syn. of end moraine.

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