Kame terrace

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Term: Kame terrace
Definition: Valley-side terrace or bench formed by the deposition of fluvial or lake sediment along the margin of a glacier. The terrace is left stranded on the hillside after the glacier has receded.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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