pitted outwash terrace

   A relict glaciofluvial terrace that retains its original attitude, composed of undistorted outwash sediments and depositional structures and whose surface is pock-marked with numerous potholes or kettle depressions.
   Compare: collapsed outwash plain.
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Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.

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