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What are glacial ridges called?

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September 06, 2010 1:48PM

"Eskir"

Esker

A glacial ridge could be defined as several things:

- An arête: a steep ridge formed by glaciers.

- Corries: formed through glacier action.

- Eskir/esker: a ridge of sand and gravel deposited by glacial movement.

- Serac: a block of ice formed by intersecting crevasses on a glacier