Recessional moraine

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Term: Recessional moraine
Definition: A ridge of glacial sediment that forms when the terminus of a retreating glacier remains at or near a single location for a period of time sufficient for a cross-valley accumulation to form.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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