On the summit of the precipice, and running along it, was the lateral moraine of the glacier.
Abundant fragments of both the oxide and the sulphide ores are mined from the lateral moraine of a nearby glacier.
This, however, was quite exceptional, and may be the lateral moraine of a local glacier.
At our right was the glacier of the Roththal, along the lateral moraine of which our route lay.
The glacier becoming impracticable through crevasses, we retreated to its eastern shore, and got along the lateral moraine.
|lateral moraine |
See under moraine.