TILL / TILLITE

DESCRIPTION: Till is unsorted glacial sediment. Where the till has become lithified by burial, is is referred to as Tillite

Figure 1 - The hardened layer of Till that appears to have been squeezed between stratified layers has been described as an Injected Tillite. Northwest NY State. (Photo 1976)

Figure 2 -  Glacial Till overlain by Stratified Drift (Outwash Plain deposits laid down by streams flowing from melting glaciers. Long Island East End. (Photo 1974)

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