Paternoster lakes

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Term: Paternoster lakes
Definition: A linear series of mountain valley lakes that are formed from glacial erosion. They form behind glacial moraines or in glacially carved out rock basins. The name of this feature is related to the series of lakes looking like a string of beads.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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