Unit: Recent sediments

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The hummocky landforms are moraine: sediment deposited by a melting glacier.

  • You might expect these hummocks to be composed of poorly sorted till.

Scale: The stone wall (arrowed) on the right of the photograph is about 1.5 metres high.

Grid reference: Looking NE from 937 376

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Last Modified: 12 February, 2009