Parent Materials Mode of Deposition in the Yukon Territory

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Lacustrine
Lacustrine material deposited by glacial lake water. Mostly silt and clay.


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Colluvial
Colluvial material deposited under influence of gravity. Mostly sand, silt and angular bedrock fragments.


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Alluvial
Alluvial material deposited by rivers and streams: mostly sand, silt and gravel.


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Fluvioglacial
Fluvioglacial material deposited by flowing glacial meltwater. Mostly sand and/or gravel..


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Morainal
Morainal marterial deposited by ice. A mixture of boulders, stones, sand, silt and clay.


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Colluvial
Colluvial material deposited under influence of gravity. Mostly sand, silt and angular bedrock fragments.