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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
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
Thus arose the type of stratified drift variously known as overwash plains, outwash plains, morainic plains, and morainic aprons.
Good examples of overwash or outwash plains may be seen at various points in the vicinity of Baraboo.
A good example of an outwash plain occurs southwest of Baraboo, flanking the moraine on the west (Fig. 41).