In referring to several large moraine belts in Arctic Canada, Dyke and Savelle (2000) state “a consensus is emerging that these moraines are cored by glacier ice” (p. 615). They further state that ice-cored morainal belts in Arctic Canada “would resemble southern areas of hummocky moraine were they to lose their ice cores” (p. 617). More investigation and research is required before these statements can be accepted in lieu of theories proposed by other investigators for the origin of ice within hummocky Arctic topography and for the evolution of this topography.

The claimed consensus is that of Dyke et al....

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