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Definition of "unglaciated" [unglaciated]

  • Not glaciated (adjective)

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Use "unglaciated" in a sentence
  • "In northwestern and north central Pennsylvania, soils on the upper slopes of unglaciated sites contain low calcium and magnesium supplies as a result of more than half a million years of weathering combined with the leaching of these elements by acid deposition."
  • "Such is the case for the unglaciated lowlands of many arctic islands where special ecological niches, such as found at Polar Bear Pass on Bathhurst Island or Truelove Lowland on Devon Island, are produced by unique hydro-climatic regimes and are largely dependent on ponded water produced by spring snowmelt."
  • "Dry conditions were also prevalent at this time in unglaciated areas such as northwestern Alaska and portions of the Yukon, where a 60 to 80 m reduction in sea level increased distances to marine moisture sources by several hundred kilometers."