glacial age

glacial age
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Англо-русский гидрогеологический словарь. — Ташкент. . 1979.

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  • glacial stage — ▪ geologic time       in geology, a cold episode during an ice age, or glacial period. An ice age (q.v.) is a portion of geologic time during which a much larger part of the Earth s surface was covered by glaciers than at present. The Pleistocene …   Universalium

  • age — /ayj/, n., v., aged, aging or ageing. n. 1. the length of time during which a being or thing has existed; length of life or existence to the time spoken of or referred to: trees of unknown age; His age is 20 years. 2. a period of human life,… …   Universalium

  • Glacial motion — is the motion of glaciers, which can be likened to rivers of ice. It has played an important role in sculpting many landscapes. Most lakes in the world occupy basins scoured out by glaciers. Glacial motion can be fast (up to 30 m/day, observed on …   Wikipedia

  • Glacial striation — Glacial striations or glacial grooves are scratches or gouges cut into bedrock by process of glacial abrasion. Glacial striations usually occur as multiple straight, parallel grooves representing the movement of the sediment loaded base of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Glacial Lake Ojibway — was a prehistoric lake in what is now Northern Ontario. Ojibway was the last of the great proglacial lakes of the last ice age. Comparable in size to Lake Agassiz (to which it was probably linked), and north of the Great Lakes, it was at its… …   Wikipedia

  • Glacial Lake Passaic — was a prehistoric proglacial lake that existed in northern New Jersey in the United States at the end of the last ice age approximately 13,000 years ago, which was formed of waters released by the melting of the retreating Wisconsin Glacier that… …   Wikipedia

  • Glacial Lake Tonawanda — was a prehistoric lake that existed approximately 10,000 years ago at the end of the last ice age, in Western New York, United States.Ernest H. Muller (1977), [http://www.blackwell… …   Wikipedia

  • Glacial Lake Wisconsin — was a prehistoric proglacial lake that existed from approximately 19,000 to 15,000 years ago, at the end of the last ice age, in the central part of present day Wisconsin in the United States.Glacial Lake Wisconsin was formed by meltwater flowing …   Wikipedia

  • Glacial Lake Iroquois — was a prehistoric proglacial lake that existed at the end of the last ice age approximately 13,000 years ago. The lake was essentially an enlargement of the present Lake Ontario that formed because the St. Lawrence River downstream from the lake… …   Wikipedia

  • glacial epoch — n. ICE AGE the Glacial Epoch the Pleistocene Epoch …   English World dictionary

  • Glacial Lake Missoula — Wave cut strandlines cut into the slope at left in photo. These cuts record former high water lines, or shorelines. Gullies above the highway are the result of modern day erosion. (NPS Photo) …   Wikipedia


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