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dropstone

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Ecology and Conservation.

A rock fragment, released by melting from the base of a floating ice sheet or glacier, or a bomb ejected by a volcano, which falls through the water body to settle in muddy sediment.

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dropstone

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Ecology and Conservation.

A rock fragment, released by melting from the base of a floating ice sheet or glacier, or a bomb ejected by a volcano, which falls through the water body to settle in muddy sediment.

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dropstone

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 68 words.

1 A clast, released by melting from the base of a floating ice sheet or glacier, which falls

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dropstone

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 35 words.

A rock fragment, released by melting from the base of a floating ice sheet or glacier, or a bomb ejected

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dropstone

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 35 words.

A rock fragment, released by melting from the base of a floating ice sheet or glacier, or a bomb ejected

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dropstone

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 69 words.

1. A *clast, released by melting from the base of a floating *ice sheet or *glacier

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glaciomarine sediment

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

High latitude, deep-ocean sediment, which originated in glaciated land areas and has been transported to the oceans by glaciers or icebergs. Such sediments may contain large dropstones,...

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