Terminal moraines

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Internationalization
Deutsch: Eine Endmoräne oder Stirnmoräne ist eine wallartige Aufschüttung (Moräne) von Gesteinsmaterial am Ende eines Gletschers. Eine Endmoräne kennzeichnet die Linie des maximalen Gletschervorstoßes oder eines Gletscherstillstandes.
English: A Terminal moraine, also called end moraine, is a moraine that forms at the snout of a glacier, marking its maximum advance.
Français : Moraines frontales
Íslenska: Endagarður er bogadreginn hryggur. Hann myndast fyrir framan skriðjökul, þvert á skriðstefnu hans.
Italiano: Una morena terminale, anche detta morena finale, è una morena che si forma alla fine del ghiacciaio chiamata fronte (snout) e segna il massimo avanzamento del ghiacciaio.
Nederlands: Een Eindmoränes is een stuwwal (morene) die zich vormt aan het eind van een gletsjer. Ze markeren de maximale uitloop van de gletsjer.
Norsk bokmål: Endemorener
Norsk nynorsk: Endemorenar
Português: Morenes terminales
Svenska: Ändmoräner

Diagrams of terminal moraines[edit]

Inactive terminal moraines[edit]

Some terminal moraines built up by ice age glaciers are still to be seen as landforms in formerly glaciated regions.

Active terminal moraines[edit]

Recessional moraines[edit]

Recessional moraines are terminal moraines indicating the former position of a receding glacier's terminus.

See also:Moraine, Lateral moraines