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Term: Recessional moraine Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Ridge of debris representing a stationary or minor readvance phase during otherwise general retreat.  Swisseduc 

Moraine that is created during a pause in the retreat of a glacier. Also called a stadial moraine.  PhysicalGeography 

A ridge of glacial sediment that forms when the terminus of a retreating glacier remains at or near a single location for a period of time sufficient for a cross-valley accumulation to form.  USGSGlaciers(ambiguous) 

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