GLACIAL FEATURES - Eskers

ESKERS: An Esker is a long winding ridge of stratified sand and gravel deposited underneath or within a glacier by a stream of meltwater.

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Figure 1 -  Esker at Wolf Creek Campsite, Whitehorse, Yukon.

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Figure 2 - Esker at Wolf Creek Campsite, Whitehorse, Yukon, illustrating the stratified layers of gravel and sand deposited by glacial meltwater underneath or within a glacier.