Outwash

Science / Geology / Outwash: A glaciofluvial sediment that is deposited by meltwater streams emanating from a glacier.

Kettle

Science / Geology / Kettle: A small hollow or depression formed in glacial deposits when outwash was deposited around a residual block of ice that later melted. MORE

Drift (Glacial)

Science / Geology / Drift (Glacial): A collective term for all the rock, sand, and clay that is transported and deposited by a glacier either as till or as outwash. MORE

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