Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Medial Moraine Bar Landscape

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_1531

Synonym: Interlobate moraine bar landscape

When two or more glaciers meet, two lateral moraines join to form an embankment-like landscape. After the glaciers melt, a ridge-like landform forms along the glacial valley. This landform feature is called a medial moraine bar (Fig. 15).
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