Dictionary of Geotourism

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

Esker Landscape

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_650

An esker landscape is a type of fluvioglacial depositional landform that develops in continental glacier regions. It is an elongated ridge that looks like a rail bed. It is composed of gravel and sand that are carried by water through sorting and flushing and has an uneven oblique cross-bedding.

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