Dictionary of Geotourism

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

Glacio-Lacustrine Deposits Landscape

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_919

These are sediments deposited in glacial lakes, including sediments in the delta, the lake bottom and along the shores. Compared with ordinary lakes, the sediments in glacial deltas often contain glacial gravels, and the lake bottom sediment contains alternating layers of coarse and fine sediments.

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