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(Physical Geography) a round hollow formed by the melting of a mass of buried ice. Often shortened to: kettle
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1. a deep, kettle-shaped depression in glacial drift.
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|Noun||1.||kettle hole - (geology) a hollow (typically filled by a lake) that results from the melting of a mass of ice trapped in glacial deposits|
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
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