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Expose Outwash Delta

Outwash Delta Exposed!

Outwash Delta Technical Terms

Outwash Delta: A relict (inactive) delta composed of glaciofluvial sediments formed where a sediment laden outwash river emptied into an open lake, commonly a proglacial lake. Sediment attributes include very gently dipping topset beds (coarser textures) and steeply dipping foreset beds (finer textures). SW & GM

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