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- adj. of, or pertaining to lakes that are created or fed by glaciers
Soils are predominantly silty or clayey, formed from glaciolacustrine sediments.
The ecoregion is covered with undulating to ridged glaciolacustrine or fluvioglacial deposits with occasional hummocky bedrock ridges and knolls.
A study by Leonard and Reasoner 1999 on glaciolacustrine sediment from Crowfoot Glacier Lake has provided a historical record of the Crowfoot Glacier.
As well, the absence of coarse-grained fluvial sediment at the surface in valleys west of Thunder Bay, previously interpreted as Agassiz spillways, indicates that if strong overflow ever did occur, that record must lie buried, perhaps by till or glaciofluvial and glaciolacustrine sediment associated with the Marquette ice advance about 10 14C ka; alternatively, this overflow may not have been catastropic. "and suggests a routing to the northwest during Younger Dryas.