glacial drift

noun Geology.
material, as gravel, sand, or clay, transported and deposited by a glacier or by glacial meltwater.
Also called drift.
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Stratified glacial drift deposited by, or reworked by running water, or
  deposited in standing water.
The primary source of ground water in the study area is the glacial drift
  aquifer.
Glacial drift overlies the bedrock throughout much of this region.
Some glacial drift was streamlined by overriding ice.
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