Kame terrace

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Term: Kame terrace
Definition: A long flat ridge composed of glaciofluvial sediment. This feature forms along the margin of a valley glacier where the glacial ice meets the valley's slope. Sediment is deposited by laterally flowing meltwater streams.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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