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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.


Kettle lakes are a landscape feature characteristic of glacial terrain. When glaciers that covered the Northern Great Plains melted, the rock materials that were ...


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 ...

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.


Jan 18, 2017 ... Kettles form when a block of stagnant ice (a serac) detaches from the ... Kettle lakes form in front of the Kennicott Glacier (Wrangell-St. Elias ...

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.