Category:Glacial erratics

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English: Glacial erratics — post-glacial stones and boulders in nature. Glaciers, esp. Ice Age glaciers, transported the stone blocks at their today's location and they stayed there after the glaciers had disappeared.
Deutsch: Findling — auch erratischer Block oder Erratiker ist ein großer Steinblock, der von Gletschern transportiert und an dieser Stelle abgelegt wurde. Als der Gletscher abschmolz, blieb der Steinblock zurück.
Français : Un bloc erratique — est un fragment de roche de taille relativement importante qui a été déplacé par un glacier parfois sur de grandes distances. Lors de la fonte du glacier, le bloc erratique est abandonné sur place.
Íslenska: Grettistak jökla — einnig kallað grettistak eða aðkomusteinn - er risavaxinn steinn eða bjarg sem (forsögulegur) skriðjökull hefur borið fram og skilið eftir þar sem bergið í kring á ekkert skylt við hannn.
Italiano: Il masso erratico (dal latino erràre, vagare) o masso delle streghe (spesso indicati anche col nome di trovanti) è una grande roccia che è stata trasportata a fondovalle da un ghiacciaio.



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