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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
French, from French dialect (Savoy) morêna
First Known Use: 1783See Words from the same year
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Definition of moraine for Students
: a pile of earth and stones left by a glacier
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