Ice-core moraines

Description (English)

Fairly large ridges or mounds of morainic material containing buried ice, originating from till deposited on former glacier ice or from morainic material deposited on a snow bank, adjacent to the ice front.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code U432

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) H4.32 Ice-core moraines same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H4.32 Ice-core moraines same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H4.32 Ice-core moraines same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H4.32 Ice-core moraines same
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