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Definition of "preglacial" []

  • Before an ice age (usually referring to the Pliocene) (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "preglacial" in a sentence
  • "The Mad River Interlobate Area ecoregion is flanked by end moraines and received concentrated outwash deposits that filled preglacial valleys."
  • "The ridges of Ecoregion 70f are forested while its floodplains and broad, clay-filled, flat-bottomed, preglacial valleys are used for general farms."
  • "The Darby Plains ecoregion once had a distinct assemblage of mixed oak forest; many prairies occurred on its end moraines, gravel-filled preglacial valleys, and seasonally wet areas."