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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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Environmental features such as morainic uplands, for example, have been linked to both oak-dominated (generally more dry-adapted) and beech-maple (more mesic) associations in nearby regions in Illinois and Indiana (Cowles, 1901; Fuller, 1925; Abrams, 2003).
The sensor in p1 was set at a depth of 8.5 m, 0.5 m below the base of the morainic cover, to monitor the phreatic water table.
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.
(1999) described high-charge corrensite in the Ah horizon of Cambisol, in the Ah horizon of Podzol and also in the E horizon of other Podzol, where soils are developed on morainic material constituted by granite.
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).
Birches, Betula spp., 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.
The boundary conditions of the model are the following: (1) Lake Rekyva and the bounding ditches (drains) meet the 1st type boundary condition H = f(t); (2) the north-western boundary coinciding with the flow line meets the 2 d type boundary condition (Q = 0); (3) the upper boundary of the model is represented by the surface of shallow (unconfined) aquifer with time-varying recharge/discharge ([Q.sub.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).