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Formed or deposited beneath a glacier.

sub′gla′cial·ly adv.
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(Physical Geography) formed or occurring at the bottom of a glacier
subˈglacially adv
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(sʌbˈgleɪ ʃəl)

occurring or situated beneath a glacier, either at the present time or at some time in the past.
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Tills deposited subglacially are commonly found to be over- consolidated and would be of a higher density than surrounding marine muds and thus more difficult for gas or fluid to permeate.
Subglacially active karst causes the melting of glacial sole and initiates the formation of subglacial conduits (A of Fig.