Till FAQs:


Q: Is till unsorted glacial sediment?

A: Yes.

Q: Is till deposited at the terminal moraine?

A: Yes, and along the lateral and medial moraines and in the ground moraine of a glacier.

Q: Is till the part of glacial drift deposited directly by the glacier?

A: Yes.

Q: Is till derived from the erosion and entrainment of material by the moving ice of a glacier?

A: Yes.

Q: Is till classified into primary deposits?

A: Yes, and laid down directly by glaciers, and secondary deposits, reworked by fluvial transport and other processes.

Q: Is till washed away and deposited as outwash in sandurs by the rivers flowing from the glacier?

A: Yes, and as varves in any proglacial lakes which may form.