Glacial Erosional Forms

The theme of glacial erosion forms includes microforms and landforms produced by glacial erosion (e.g. striations, grooves, boulders, etc.). The recognition of these marks, their distribution and the observation of polarity criteria allow the interpretation of the direction and sense of ice flow and the reconstruction of the evolution of glacial transport for a given territory. Glacial erosion marks are represented on maps of surficial deposits as a dot and are superimposed on morphosedimentological zones.

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