Dictionary of Geotourism

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

Remnants of a Glacial Abrasion Landscape

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_2050
This is a landscape composed of features remaining after glacial erosion. When a glacier flows, gravel and sand inside the firn grind, slide and abrade the rock below the ice, forming polished surfaces, striation marks, glacial pavements and streaked stones (Fig. 8).
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