Dictionary of Geotourism

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

Glacial Groove Landscape

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_898

Synonym: Dorr landscape

This is a landscape composed of large grooves formed by glacial abrasion. The glacial grooves form from etching of the valley walls by gravels carried by the flowing glacier. The grooves develop better on soft rocks, and they are an evidence of glacial movement (Fig. 9).
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