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Definition of "proglacial" []

  • Situated in front of a glacier or ice sheet (and formed from its meltwaters) (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "proglacial" in a sentence
  • "Young soils such as proglacial margins are very quickly colonized by larch Larix decidua."
  • "The resulting stream discharge is termed “proglacial”, and stored water contributes about 50% of the annual runoff."
  • "These proglacial lakes were formed when major stream or river drainages were blocked by glacial ice during the Pleistocene."