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Term: Crescentic gouge Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Any curved mark or fracture produced by plucking or chipping of the glacier's bed. Larger than chatter marks,typically the horns of these gouges point up glacier. Also called Lunate Fracture or Crescentic Mark.  USGSGlaciers(ambiguous) 

A crescent-shaped scallop, usually several centimetres across, formed as a result of bedrock fracture under moving ice.  Swisseduc 

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