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[ahys-skouuh rd, -skou-erd] /ˈaɪsˌskaʊərd, -ˌskaʊ ərd/
adjective, Physical Geography
noting an area having surface features resulting from scouring by an advancing ice sheet during glaciation.
Origin of ice-scoured
1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Obviously the canyons are glaciated, for you can see ice-scoured ledges and knobs in them.
  • Commonly preserved as only a scattered lag of exotic cobbles and boulders on ice-scoured bedrock and bedrock rubble.

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