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The icefall gave way to a barren strip of gray moraine dotted with yellow and orange tents, the remnants of the season's Base Camp.
Go Higher The Highground Veterans Memorial Park near Neillsville occupies a ridge overlooking a vast one-half-million-acre vista of Wisconsin woodlands and glacial moraines.
Many of these new lakes are held back by glacial moraines, which are essentially mounds of compressed sediments.
Looking for a 24-7 view of a national historical landmark with sweeping gazes upon glacial moraine and the Wrangells?
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.
Instead of painting a view of nature, sculptors created their own massive works outdoors on mesas, moraines and even the floor of the Mojave Desert.
Moraines and gentle drumlins rose and fell along the riverside, creating miniature highlands shrouded in red oak and sugar maple.
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Origin and Etymology of moraine
First Known Use: 1783See Words from the same year
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