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Six miles through classic glacial topography, the trail tiptoeing along steep moraines and eskers that plunged on both sides into deep kettles, and dipping and climbing between those moraines on rocky, root-rich soil.
Debris dragged along the landscape deposited in rounded hills, or kames, along with steep ridges known as eskers and moraines; and deep holes were scooped from the earth to form kettles.
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First Known Use: 1848See Words from the same year
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