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Kame A low, but steep-hill or mound composed of poorly sorted sands and gravels deposited in strata by meltwater plunging into crevasses near the melting edge of an ablating glacier.
kame-terrace flat-topped ridges built of statitied sand and gravel deposed by a melt water stream between an ablating glacier or a stagnant ice lobe and a higher wall or lateral moraine. The ridge remains after the ice melts away.
basal ice the basal layer is the part of the glacier in which the nature of the ice is directly affected by proximity to the glacier bed.
basal melting known specific melting rates for different substances including ice. depends on temperature and pressure. can lead to rapid movement.
Created by: glaciers me