Terminal moraine

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Term: Terminal moraine
Definition: A cross-valley, ridge-like accumulation of glacial sediment that forms at the farthest point reached by the terminus of an advancing glacier. Also called an End Moraine. Moraine that marks the maximum advance of a glacier.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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