Term: Drift Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A collective term used to describe all types of glacier sedimentary deposits, regardless of the size or amount of sorting. The term includes all sediment that is transported by a glacier, whether it is deposited directly by a glacier or indirectly by running water that originates from a glacier.  USGSGlaciers(ambiguous) 

A 19th century term, still in use, to describe all unconsolidated deposits associated with glaciers, glacial meltwater and icebergs.  Swisseduc 

Any material deposited by a glacier.  PhysicalGeography