The moraines have almost disappearedor, rather, have hardly yet come into being.
But for their moraines, all these lakes would be open valleys.
Near the terminus many are separated by moraines or flowering meadows.
These are moraines, soil-deposits, glaciated cañons, and lake-basins.
Then, too, millions of dollars of placer gold have been washed from moraines.
There is a marked difference in the degree of dissection of the moraines.
This is the reason why moraines are met with in only the higher valleys of that range.
Nor is there any sign of moraines, glacier-scorings or other traces of the ice-age.
The moraines of Girdled Glacier seem scarce to run anywhere.
Stillwell found these moraines a "happy hunting-ground" for the geologist.