Ice rafting

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Term: Ice rafting
Definition: The transportation of glacier sediment away from the ice margin by icebergs. Sediment transported by floating ice and deposited in the ocean is called glacial-marine sediment. Deposited in lakes, it is called glacial-lacustrine sediment.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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