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mo·raine

 (mə-rān′)
n.
An accumulation of boulders, stones, or other debris carried and deposited by a glacier.

[French, from French dialectal morena, mound of earth, from Provençal morre, muzzle, from Vulgar Latin *murrum.]

mo·rain′al, mo·rain′ic adj.
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Finally, a replacement of morainic, limestone-dominated and mixed (sand and gravel) coasts in Northwest Estonia by fine-grained sandy shores in the south can be observed.
The AaAeAeAevencionys upland, stretching along the left bank of the AaAeAeAAeim and the Tauragnai hilly morainic area, traversed by the above mentioned lake chains, predetermined the emerging population structure of the ELB culture.
The soil is terminal morainic deposits from the Weichselian glaciation (Nielsen and Moberg 1984) and classified as an Aric Haplic Luvisol (1USS Working Group WRB 2015) and Ultic Hapludalf (Soil Survey Staff 2014).
and pine, Pinus sylvestris, formed the primal woodlands already 200-400 years after the first initials as largely separated stands of pines on well drained sandy and birches on fertile morainic soils.
Glacial dispersal of till constituents in morainic landforms of different types.
Sediments associated with the Lavery and Hiram advances overlie a Kent-aged kame plateau within the Summit County Morainic Complex at the southern end of the study area.
w-] = f(t)) and, due to negligible loss of water for deep aquifer recharge, the lower one, represented by morainic loam layer underlying the peat, is impermeable (Q = 0).
These basic outcrops are buried by morainic deposits and slope colluviums (PEREZ BADIA & al.
Kames, again, demanded full treatment; four types were classified: i) accumulations associated with glacier margins, some possibly morainic, mainly in highlands; ii) terraces around lake margins, some hummocky (kettled?
The topography of the Wabash River ranges from a plain of mostly clay till interspersed with looping belts of rolling, hummocky ridged morainic upland to rolling plains underlain by loess, till, and bedrock with broad valley flats underlain by thick deposits of alluvium, outwash, and lake deposits (Schneider 1966).