Photoglossary

Drift

A 19th century term, still in use, to describe all unconsolidated deposits associated with glaciers, glacial meltwater and icebergs.

Drift deposits, including glacial sediments at top and bottom of the section, with fluvial and lake deposits in between, coastal cliff at Glanllynau, Lleyn Peninsula, North Wales. Photo M. J. Hambrey.

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