Word of the day

Kame – a steep-sided mound of sand and gravel deposited by a melting ice sheet; a glacial landform; an irregularly shaped hill or mound composed of sand, gravel and till that accumulates in a depression on a retreating glacier, and is then deposited on the land surface with further melting of the glacier; a short ridge, hill, or mound of stratified drift deposited by glacial meltwater; a ridge or mound of stratified drift left by a retreating ice sheet.

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