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synonyms for moraine

  • hill
  • rim
  • backbone
  • chine
  • corrugation
  • crease
  • crinkle
  • elevation
  • esker
  • fold
  • furrow
  • hogback
  • parapet
  • plica
  • pole
  • range
  • rib
  • ruck
  • seam
  • spine
  • upland
  • wrinkle
  • rimple
  • rivel

antonyms for moraine

MOST RELEVANT
  • flat
  • plain
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How to use moraine in a sentence

We managed to downclimb a thousand meters until, in the evening, it became clear that we wouldn’t make it to the moraine that day, and thus our ninth bivouac was upon us.
A 237-HOUR NIGHTMARE: INSIDE THIS TERRIFYING, FROSTBITTEN FIRST ASCENT OF NEPAL’S BARUNTSECOBRIENJANUARY 30, 2022OUTSIDE ONLINE
As long as the moraine survives, it will remain a bulwark, potentially stretching Taku’s retreat over centuries instead of decades.
WHEN CLIMATE CHANGE CAME FOR MY FAVORITE GLACIERSMURGUIAJULY 30, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
In effect, these moraines serve as anchors in times of change.
WHEN CLIMATE CHANGE CAME FOR MY FAVORITE GLACIERSMURGUIAJULY 30, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Materials I found in the moraine later showed that it’s been collecting dust for at least 700,000 years.
WHAT DUST FROM SPACE TELLS US ABOUT OURSELVESNATALIE WOLCHOVERFEBRUARY 4, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
I’m still working on a collection that I made in 2006 that took me less than five minutes to collect, in a moraine in Antarctica.
WHAT DUST FROM SPACE TELLS US ABOUT OURSELVESNATALIE WOLCHOVERFEBRUARY 4, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
We now put on the rope again, and so crossed the easy glacier which led down to the moraine on which I had been two months before.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
Ultimately I struggled across the glacier, bearing various burdens, to meet them as they came down on a parallel moraine.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
I camped, at about 19,500 feet, on the moraine-covered glacier opposite the junction of the northerly branch from Pks.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
A terminal moraine, a mile and a half in depth, separates it from the sea.
OVER THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS TO ALASKACHARLES WARREN STODDARD
Toward evening I clambered down to the cottage by Moraine Lake.
BIRDS OF THE ROCKIESLEANDER SYLVESTER KEYSER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO MORAINE

  • backbone
  • chine
  • corrugation
  • crease
  • crinkle
  • elevation
  • esker
  • fold
  • furrow
  • hill
  • hogback
  • moraine
  • parapet
  • plica
  • pole
  • range
  • rib
  • rim
  • rimple
  • rivel
  • ruck
  • seam
  • spine
  • upland
  • wrinkle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.