Ablation moraine

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Term: Ablation moraine
Definition: Mound or layer of moraine in the ablation zone of a glacier the rock has been plucked from the mountainside by the moving glacier and is melting out on the ice surface.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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