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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Of, relating to, or coming from lakes deriving much or all of their water from melting of a large body of ice moving slowly down a slope.

Usage examples (4)
  • Soils are predominantly silty or clayey, formed from glaciolacustrine sediments.
  • The ecoregion is covered with undulating to ridged glaciolacustrine or fluvioglacial deposits with occasional hummocky bedrock ridges and knolls.
  • A study by Leonard and Reasoner 1999 on glaciolacustrine sediment from Crowfoot Glacier Lake has provided a historical record of the Crowfoot Glacier.
  • As well, the absence of coarse-grained fluvial sediment at the surface in valleys west of Thunder Bay, previously interpreted as Agassiz spillways, indicates that if strong... for more
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