glacial limit

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A line marking the furthest extent of a former glacial advance. It may be identified on the ground through the recognition of features associated with glacial margins, including lateral and terminal moraines, outwash spreads (sandur), marginal meltwater channels, and proglacial lakes. See also trim line.

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