Mr. E. Desor declared this deposit to be the terminal moraine of the Rhine-glacier, which was formerly very large.
A terminal moraine is the most ancient battle-ground of the world.
All above that is terminal moraine, rock detritus piled upon rock foundation by the glacier.
The terminal moraine of the great glacier has been carefully traced through several States.
A portion of the terminal moraine had been plowed up and shoved forward, uprooting and overwhelming the woods on the east side.
The terminal moraine is the dumping-ground of this mass of material, where the ice river melts.
A terminal moraine, a mile and a half in depth, separates it from the sea.
The evidence for this is found in the presence of a continuous, terminal moraine, at or just in advance of the present ice-front.
The wood-cut below represents the terminal moraine of the glacier of Viesch.
A heavy forest growth covers its terminal moraine, and detracts from its lower beauty.
|terminal moraine |
See under moraine.