Words nearby outwash
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This outwash plain was a veritable paradise of bloom in the days before the advent of the plow.Baraboo, Dells, and Devil's Lake Region|H. E. Cole
From this point north to the Baraboo river the moraine scarcely rises above the edge of the outwash beyond.
Outwash plains are sometimes pitted by bowl-shaped basins where ice blocks were left buried in the sand by the retreating glacier.The Elements of Geology|William Harmon Norton
In Sauk Prairie, however, its characteristics are those of an outwash plain, rather than those of a valley train.
Outwash plains are the deposits formed by streams which, during the Ice Age, issued from the glaciers.Grand Teton [Wyoming] National Park|United States Dept. of the Interior