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Remember Head-Of-Outwash

Head-Of-Outwash Remembered!

Head-Of-Outwash Technical Terms

Head-Of-Outwash: A sloping and sometimes high relief landform composed predominantly of glaciofluvial sediment that delimits a former ice-margin of a relatively static, rapidly wasting glacier. A steep ice-contact slope forms the ice-proximal face of the landform; a more gently sloping surface dips away on the distal slope, if not slumped. Compare – ice-margin complex. SW

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