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Meaning of DRUMLIN

Pronunciation:  'drumlin

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a mound of glacial drift
 

DRUMLIN is a 7 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: drift

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Drum"lin\, n. [Gael. druim the ridge of a hill.]
(Geol.)
A hill of compact, unstratified, glacial drift or till,
usually elongate or oval, with the larger axis parallel to
the former local glacial motion.

 
Glossary
 
 Definition: a streamlined hill or mound formed by a moving glacier, with the "tail" in the direction of ice-flow.
 

 

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