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A kettle (kettle hole, pothole) is a shallow, sediment-filled body of water formed by retreating glaciers or draining floodwaters. The kettles are formed as a result of blocks of ice calving from glaciers and ... The kettle holes are formed by the melting blocks of sediment-rich ice that were transported and consequently buried by ...


Kettle lake basins were formed as the glaciers receded. While this was happening, a block of ice broke off the glacier, and just sat there. As the glacier continued ...


kettle: In geology, depression in a glacial outwash drift made by the melting of a detached mass of glacial ... When filled with water they are called kettle lakes.


Definition: a hollow created when buried blocks of glacier ice melt out. ... they leave behind holes or depressions that fill with water to become kettle hole lakes.

Nov 28, 2014 ... A small time lapsed video and explanation of the formation of kettle lakes and outwash plains. Which are two depositional features of glaciation.
Sep 2, 2015 ... Glacial outwash is generated when streams of meltwater flow away from the ... When the ice blocks melt, kettle holes are left in the sandur.


Feb 28, 2000 ... Pennsylvania's glacial lakes are all "kettle" lakes. They were formed in the late Pleistocene period when gigantic blocks of ice broke free from a ...


Oct 21, 2009 ... Actually, Lake Ronkonkoma is not a lake. Geologically, it is a kettle hole. When glaciers covered a large part of the earth, a glacier covered the ...


Most lakes on the Keweenaw and most of Michigan are kettles. http://www. landforms.eu/cairngorms/kettle%20hole.htm. During the glacial retreat, ice masses ...