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Till

1. A term for government funds.

2. A British term for a cash register.
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If the precise causative linkages are still a little fuzzy, it is evident that the ancient glacial deposits cannot be studied in the absence of discussion of plate tectonic and basinal setting (Crowell, 1999).
Each one is a semi-continuous belt of ground, ten to 300 ft higher than surrounding glacial deposits, or perhaps just thicker till where it is plastered onto bedrock hills as in Logan County or northeastern Ohio.
For example, paleosols formed in glacial deposits, such as the Sangamon paleosol in the United States and Canada (Hall 2000) and the Eemian soil in Europe (Stremme 1998), bave been important in identifying ancient surfaces and interpreting interglacial climates.
1998, drilling of a water well in glacial deposits near Newport in Vermillion County, Indiana, yielded fragments of middle-Wisconsinan aged wood at a depth of 129 ft (40 m).
Various glacial deposits exhibit a range of properties related to their potential use and limitations for geotechnical aspects.
Brian Harland of the University of Cambridge when he noticed that glacial deposits (called tillites) from the Neoproterozoic era are found on rock outcroppings on every continent, with the possible exception of Antarctica.
These sedimentary environments include alluvial fans, meandering river deposits, lake deposits, eolian (desert) deposits, deltaic deposits, lagoon deposits, glacial deposits, peritidal deposits, clastic shelf deposits, continental rise deposits, and pelagic sediments of the deep sea.
A big freeze caused glacial deposits found in the tropics, according to a computer model that simulated the planet's past climate.
Glacial deposits have also been interpreted in the west part of the Chirikov Basin by Hess (1985).
They were up there at the top of the list of things to forget the instant you left school, along with how to make sodium nitrosulphate (or whatever) and the term for glacial deposits at the bottom of a scree (or whatever).
In common with Skellefte, much of the bedrock geology in Norrbotten is covered by glacial deposits, reducing the opportunity for direct examination of bedrock outcrops.
His long-term study of glacial deposits supports other contentions that thousands of years ago Earth experienced much wider average temperature swings than previously thought.