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A small hill formed by glaciers moving
a slowly moving mass or river of ice formed by the accumulation and compaction of snow on mountains or near the poles.
Holes that are left behind after partially buried ice blocks melt that make a lake
An abnormality, a blip on the screen of life that doesn't fit with the rest of the pattern
The material dropped by a glaciers is usually a mixture of different sized particles in shape, size, and texture
the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period.
preserved physical characteristics of the past that help determine past climates
All sediments are generally the same shape, size, texture
A measure of how an orbit deviates from circular
a climate prevalent at a particular time in the geological past.
Irregular changes climate that occur in the equatorial region of the Pacific Ocean