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Message 1299258 - Posted: 27 Oct 2012, 5:34:30 UTC

It is an atoll.

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Message 1299262 - Posted: 27 Oct 2012, 5:47:53 UTC - in response to Message 1299258.

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Message 1299263 - Posted: 27 Oct 2012, 5:49:11 UTC

Ok, how about an archipelago?

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Message 1299315 - Posted: 27 Oct 2012, 10:02:04 UTC

Isthmus ?

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Message 1299609 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 2:02:11 UTC
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Hint:
It happens when glacial ice stops moving and melts back.

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Message 1299610 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 2:05:32 UTC - in response to Message 1299609.

Hint:
It happens when glacial ice stops moving and melts back.


A moraine.
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Message 1299616 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 2:16:30 UTC - in response to Message 1299610.

I think we ruled out your common morraines (ground, abelation, medial, etc.) already. Based on my personal encounters with the following critters, we can also rule out: pongos, varves, sun cups, rock flour, debris cones, Roche Moutonnees, drumlins, a furrow, a kame, a kettle, or a till. And it is clearly not a nunatak.

I guess that only leaves an esker?
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Message 1299619 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 2:21:19 UTC - in response to Message 1299610.

The difference from what you have and what this is depends on how straight one is.

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Message 1299620 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 2:23:38 UTC
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Oops as I was answering, Bill came up with the right answer. Bill you win!
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Message 1299621 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 2:24:48 UTC

OMG! Bill so deserves to win!!!

Is your background geology?

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Message 1299623 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 2:34:10 UTC

And I thought It was a Terminal Moraine, like the Giant's Wall in Norway, at least according to the wiki...
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Message 1299624 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 2:37:36 UTC - in response to Message 1299621.

OMG! Bill so deserves to win!!!

Is your background geology?


No, a lot of time spent flying over Canada, where one navigates from one glacier remain to the next. Which leads to this. What is this, and how is it related to a glacier? For bonus points, what is its name, and name the famous person whose house appears in the photo.


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Message 1299631 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 3:12:32 UTC - in response to Message 1299624.

terminal moraine

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Message 1299749 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 13:04:12 UTC - in response to Message 1299631.

terminal moraine


No.
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Message 1299799 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 15:37:39 UTC
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Continental divide of the Americas??? Is that Bill Gate's house?

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Message 1299842 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 17:10:46 UTC

Canada?
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Message 1299851 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 17:21:12 UTC
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Angela, no and no.

John, yes.

Hint - concentrate on the little blue blob, and the different coloured vegetable matter around it.
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Message 1299864 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 17:51:43 UTC

Cartoon character, but I don't remember from which show.
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Message 1300352 - Posted: 29 Oct 2012, 20:15:48 UTC

Time for another clue. This feature is only about 15,000 years old, and will be gone in another 10,000 years. A blink of the eye, geologically.
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Message 1301078 - Posted: 1 Nov 2012, 20:23:58 UTC

a sink hole?
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