Definition of Weichsel in English:
noun[usually as modifier] Geology
1930s: from the German name of the Vistula River in Poland.
- Example sentences
- The succession is finally discordantly overlain by tills and melt water deposits of Late Weichselian age.
- Maximum extent of the Eurasian ice sheets in the Barents and Kara Sea region during the Weichselian.
- Stratigraphy and sedimentology of the Weichselian deposits in the southern part of the Lower Vistula region, northern Poland - new data and interpretations
Pronunciation: /vīkˈsilēən/adjective& noun
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