Definition of crag and tail in English:

crag and tail

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noun

Geology
A rocky outcrop with a tapering ridge of glacial deposits extending to one side.
More example sentences
  • Common micro-scale landforms are striations, crag and tails, friction cracks and p-forms.
  • The most well known example of crag and tail occurs in the centre of Edinburgh.
  • Salisbury Crag is a classic crag and tail where glaciers have left a tail of sediment extending to the right.

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