Friday, December 4, 2009

Terminal Moraine

Terminal Moraine, originally uploaded by jw_creations.

The ridge extending to the left from the bluffs on the right was formed from the deposition of sand, rocks, and gravel at the edge of a continental glacier. Known as a 'terminal moraine', it marks the furthest extent of a mile-thick sheet of ice, and formed one of two natural dams which created the current Devils Lake.
-Taken at sundown in Roznos Meadow, east of Devils Lake State Park

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