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Glacial erratic boulders of King County, Washington

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Glacial erratic boulders of King County are large glacial erratic boulders of rock which were moved into King County, Washington by glacial action during previous ice ages. [1]

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Boulder

In geology, a boulder is a rock fragment with size greater than in diameter.

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Bridle Trails, Washington

The Bridle Trails neighborhood can refer to a neighborhood in one of the following cities: Bellevue, Washington; Kirkland, Washington; or Redmond, Washington.

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Cascadia College

Cascadia College, is an American community college located in Bothell, Washington on a shared campus with the University of Washington Bothell.

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Central Washington University

Central Washington University, or CWU, is a regional, comprehensive public university located on a 380-acre campus in Ellensburg in the US state of Washington.

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Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park

Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park is a regional park in King County, Washington, near the towns of Bellevue and Issaquah.

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Des Moines, Washington

Des Moines is a city in King County, Washington, United States.

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Dike (geology)

A dike or dyke, in geological usage, is a sheet of rock that is formed in a fracture in a pre-existing rock body.

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Discovery Park (Seattle)

Discovery Park is a park on the shores of Puget Sound in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle, Washington.

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Drumlin

A drumlin, from the Irish word droimnín ("littlest ridge"), first recorded in 1833, and in the classical sense is an elongated hill in the shape of an inverted spoon or half-buried egg formed by glacial ice acting on underlying unconsolidated till or ground moraine.

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Duvall, Washington

Duvall is a city in King County, Washington, United States, located on SR 203, halfway between Monroe and Carnation.

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Enumclaw, Washington

Enumclaw is a city in King County, Washington, United States.

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Geologist

A geologist is a scientist who studies the solid and liquid matter that constitutes the Earth as well as the processes that shape it.

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Glacial erratic

Indian Rock in the Village of Montebello, New York A glacial erratic is a piece of rock that differs from the size and type of rock native to the area in which it rests.

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Glacier

A glacier is a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight; it forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation (melting and sublimation) over many years, often centuries.

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Granodiorite

Granodiorite is a phaneritic-textured intrusive igneous rock similar to granite, but containing more plagioclase feldspar than orthoclase feldspar.

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Harrison Lake

Harrison Lake is the largest lake in the southern Coast Mountains of Canada, being about 250 square kilometres (95 mi²) in area.

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Ice age

An ice age is a period of long-term reduction in the temperature of Earth's surface and atmosphere, resulting in the presence or expansion of continental and polar ice sheets and alpine glaciers.

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Kettle (landform)

A kettle (kettle hole, pothole) is a shallow, sediment-filled body of water formed by retreating glaciers or draining floodwaters.

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King County, Washington

King County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington.

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KNKX

KNKX (88.5 MHz) is a public radio station in Tacoma, Washington.

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Leschi Park (Seattle)

Leschi Park is an 18.5 acre (75,000 m²) park in the Leschi neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, named after Chief Leschi of the Nisqually tribe.

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Mima mounds

Mima mounds are low, flattened, circular to oval, domelike, natural mounds that are composed of loose, unstratified, often gravelly sediment that is an overthickened A horizon.

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Moraine

A moraine is any glacially formed accumulation of unconsolidated glacial debris (regolith and rock) that occurs in both currently and formerly glaciated regions on Earth (i.e. a past glacial maximum), through geomorphological processes.

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Mount Baker

Mount Baker (Lummi: Qwú’mə Kwəlshéːn; Kw’eq Smaenit or Kwelshán), also known as Koma Kulshan or simply Kulshan, is an active glaciated andesitic stratovolcano in the Cascade Volcanic Arc and the North Cascades of Washington in the United States.

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National Geographic

National Geographic (formerly the National Geographic Magazine and branded also as NAT GEO or) is the official magazine of the National Geographic Society.

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Puget Sound

Puget Sound is a sound along the northwestern coast of the U.S. state of Washington, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean, and part of the Salish Sea.

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Quaternary glaciation

The Quaternary glaciation, also known as the Quaternary Ice Age or Pleistocene glaciation, is a series of glacial events separated by interglacial events during the Quaternary period from 2.58 Ma (million years ago) to present.

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Ravenna Park

Ravenna Park and Cowen Park comprise a single contiguous recreation and green space in the Ravenna neighborhood of Seattle, Washington in the United States.

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Reading Eagle

The Reading Eagle is the major daily newspaper in Reading, Pennsylvania, in the United States.

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Sammamish, Washington

Sammamish is a city in King County, Washington, United States.

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Seattle

Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.

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Seven hills of Seattle

The seven hills of Seattle is an unofficial designation of several hills that historians claim the city of Seattle was built on and around.

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Sit-in

A sit-in or sit-down is a form of direct action that involves one or more people occupying an area for a protest, often to promote political, social, or economic change.

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Tiger Mountain (Washington)

Tiger Mountain is a mountain in the U.S. state of Washington.

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Till

Closeup of glacial till. Note that the larger grains (pebbles and gravel) in the till are completely surrounded by the matrix of finer material (silt and sand), and this characteristic, known as ''matrix support'', is diagnostic of till. Glacial till with tufts of grass Till or glacial till is unsorted glacial sediment.

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Washington (state)

Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

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Wedgwood Rock

Wedgwood Rock is a glacial erratic (and known to geologists as the Wedgwood Erratic) near the neighborhood of Wedgwood in Seattle, Washington.

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Wedgwood, Seattle

Wedgwood is a middle class residential neighborhood of northeast Seattle, Washington with a modest commercial strip.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glacial_erratic_boulders_of_King_County,_Washington

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