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crevasse deposit

crevasse deposit
1. The gravelly or sandy sediment infill of a crevasse in glacial ice.

2. (crevasse splay) The deposit generated by a river crevasse event. It is sheet-like in geometry, thinning away from the side of the breach in the river bank, and characterized by rapidly deposited sands, fining upwards to a muddy top, produced by the waning flow of a flood event.

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crevasse deposit

crevasse deposit
1. The gravelly or sandy sediment infill of a crevasse in glacial ice.

2. (crevasse splay) The deposit generated by a river crevasse event. It is sheet-like in geometry, thinning away from the side of the breach in the river bank, and characterized by rapidly deposited sands, fining upwards to a muddy top, produced by the waning flow of a flood event.

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"crevasse deposit." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 24 Oct. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"crevasse deposit." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Retrieved October 24, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/crevasse-deposit-0