boulder trains

Keyword Definition

A line or series of glacial boulders and smaller clasts extending from the same bedrock source, often for many kilometers, in the direction of movement of the glacier by which they were transported and deposited. Cf: boulder belt; boulder fan; indicator fan.

Source: AGI Glossary of Geology, 4th edition, 1997

Category: Geological

Geological keywords, such as “granite”, “lake”.  The definitions are generally taken from the AGI Glossary of Geology.  Keywords with a geographic context (e.g. Cape Smith Fold Belt, Selwyn Basin, Grenville Province) are assigned to a separate category.

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