Definition of tillite in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈtɪlʌɪt


[mass noun] Geology
  • Sedimentary rock composed of compacted glacial till.
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    • He warned that not all poorly sorted rocks were true glacial tillites and thus were unreliable indicators of past climate and continental positioning.
    • One of the classical Late Pre-Cambrian tillites is the Bigganjargga tillite of northern Norway.
    • Both the tillite and the rock surface are demonstrably Pre-Cambrian.

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