glacial drift


noun Geology.

material, as gravel, sand, or clay, transported and deposited by a glacier or by glacial meltwater.

Nearby words

  1. glabrous,
  2. glace,
  3. glace bay,
  4. glacial,
  5. glacial acetic acid,
  6. glacial epoch,
  7. glacial meal,
  8. glacial milk,
  9. glacial period,
  10. glacial periods

Compare till4.

Also called drift.

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