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English translation: gently undulating ground moraine plates

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08:01 Aug 23, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: flachwellige Grundmoränenplatten
"Die im Norden und Süden (von Berlin) gelegenen Hochflächen sind ebene bis flachwellige Grundmoränenplatten, die durch Täler und seenreiche Rinnen strukturiert sind."
Caro Maucher
Germany
Local time: 00:01
English translation:gently undulating ground moraine plates
Explanation:
Got as far as hits for 'gently undulating ground moraine', as below:

Lake Decatur, Illinois, Case Study: Nitrate Reduction for ...
... physiographic province characterized by low broad morainic ridges with intervening
wide stretches of relatively flat or gently undulating ground moraine. ...
www.epa.gov/owowwtr1/watershed/Proceed/john.html - 32k - Cached - Similar pages

Wisconsin: Geographical Provinces: Central Plain
... The plain is not smooth, but slightly irregular, with gently- undulating ground
moraine, rougher terminal moraines and outwash plains containing deep kettles ...
www.wisconline.com/wisconsin/geoprovinces/centralplain.html - 35k - Cached - Similar pages

glacial landforms
... either too poor or too steep for cultivated crops. Till plains, or ground moraine,
are gently undulating lands. They are generally fertile, with soils that are ...
www.geo.msu.edu/geo333/glacial_landforms.html - 11k - Cached - Similar pages

Untitled Document
... glacier. b. Ground Moraine- layers of gently undulating
till deposited as a glacier retreats. c. Terminal ...
www.ualr.edu/~ersc/physical/LGlaciers.html - 13k - Cached - Similar pages

Lecture set 12 - Quaternary Geologic History of Minnesota
... depressions; sheets of till deposited at the base of a glacier form ground moraine,
a gently undulating or rolling to hummocky surface covering a large area. ...
www.winona.msus.edu/geology/MRW/lecture12.html - 33k - Cached - Similar pages

The plates is another bit of guesswork at the end!

HTH anyway

Mary
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Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:01
Grading comment
Thanks for all the trouble you went to! Carö
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1gently undulating ground moraine plates
Mary Worby
na +1slightly wavy ground moraine plates
Andy Lemminger


  

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35 mins peer agreement (net): +1
slightly wavy ground moraine plates


Explanation:
I found those terms and hope that the combination still makes sense


    dictionary
Andy Lemminger
Canada
Local time: 16:01
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 1127

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mary Worby: can't comment on the technical bits! But how would 'slightly undulating' sound?
11 mins
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
gently undulating ground moraine plates


Explanation:
Got as far as hits for 'gently undulating ground moraine', as below:

Lake Decatur, Illinois, Case Study: Nitrate Reduction for ...
... physiographic province characterized by low broad morainic ridges with intervening
wide stretches of relatively flat or gently undulating ground moraine. ...
www.epa.gov/owowwtr1/watershed/Proceed/john.html - 32k - Cached - Similar pages

Wisconsin: Geographical Provinces: Central Plain
... The plain is not smooth, but slightly irregular, with gently- undulating ground
moraine, rougher terminal moraines and outwash plains containing deep kettles ...
www.wisconline.com/wisconsin/geoprovinces/centralplain.html - 35k - Cached - Similar pages

glacial landforms
... either too poor or too steep for cultivated crops. Till plains, or ground moraine,
are gently undulating lands. They are generally fertile, with soils that are ...
www.geo.msu.edu/geo333/glacial_landforms.html - 11k - Cached - Similar pages

Untitled Document
... glacier. b. Ground Moraine- layers of gently undulating
till deposited as a glacier retreats. c. Terminal ...
www.ualr.edu/~ersc/physical/LGlaciers.html - 13k - Cached - Similar pages

Lecture set 12 - Quaternary Geologic History of Minnesota
... depressions; sheets of till deposited at the base of a glacier form ground moraine,
a gently undulating or rolling to hummocky surface covering a large area. ...
www.winona.msus.edu/geology/MRW/lecture12.html - 33k - Cached - Similar pages

The plates is another bit of guesswork at the end!

HTH anyway

Mary


    as above
Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:01
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2770
Grading comment
Thanks for all the trouble you went to! Carö

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Roland Grefer
7 hrs
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