This page archived Summer 2008
This page contains some useful links for Fluvioglacial deposits: those deposited by glacial meltwater.
http://craton.geol.brocku.ca/faculty/rc/teaching/1F90/figures contains useful diagrams
For an excellent site all about eskers, go to:
and follow the links to What is an esker. Also includes details on how to distinguish between different forms of deposit.
Thanks also to Val Vannet for the ESKER image below, taken at Bridge of Cally near Dundee. Click to enlarge.
http://www.tulane.edu/~sanelson/geol111/glaciers.htm useful general article on this aspect.
Not really fluvio-glacial necessarily , but they are in the same sort of area as the other landforms.
http://www.sentex.net/~tcc/drumlin1.html some useful information on how drumlins are formed various theories discussed and some useful images
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