ablation moraine

ablation moraine
абляционная морена

Англо-русский большой универсальный переводческий словарь. . 2012.

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  • Overdeepening — Sognefjord in Norway, the second longest fjord in the world, shows characteristic overdeepening. Overdeepening is a characteristic of basins and valleys eroded by glaciers. An overdeepened valley profile is often eroded to depths which are… …   Wikipedia

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  • glacier — glaciered, adj. /glay sheuhr/, n. an extended mass of ice formed from snow falling and accumulating over the years and moving very slowly, either descending from high mountains, as in valley glaciers, or moving outward from centers of… …   Universalium

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