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Recessional Moraine (Geoform Type)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 128

Geoform Origin Geologic
Geoform Moraine
Geoform Type Recessional Moraine


Description
Definition An end or lateral moraine, built during a temporary—but significant—halt in the final retreat of a glacier. May also refer to a moraine built during a minor re-advance of the ice front during a period of general recession.