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... Erratics provide an important tool in characterizing the directions of glacier flows, which are routinely reconstructed used on a combination of moraines, eskers, drumlins, meltwater channels, and similar ... Erratic distributions and glacial till properties allow for identification of the source rock from which they derive, which confirms the flow direction, particularly when the erratic source ... Erratic materials may be transported by multiple glacier flows prior to their deposition, which can complicate the reconstruction of the glacial flow ...
... Erratic can refer to Erratic, a project of music artist Jan Robbe Glacial erratic, is a piece of rock that differs from the size and type of rock ...
... Big Rock (also known as Okotoks Erratic) is a glacial erratic situated 7 km (4.3 mi) west of the town of Okotoks, Alberta, Canada (18 km (11 mi) south of Calgary) ... The 15,000 tonne (16,500 short ton) quartzite boulder is the world's largest known glacial erratic ...
2003 saw the inception of Erratic, a side-project for abstract, "highly immersive soundscapes" and psycho-/electro-acoustic sound art ... The aim of Erratic is to "unify sound with thoughts and imaginary visual landscapes" ... For most of Erratic's output, Robbe eschews computer-generated beats and rhythms in favour of "exotic instruments" and contact microphone-derived sounds ...
... Erratic Rock State Natural Site is a state park in the Willamette Valley of Oregon, United States ... Featuring a 40-short-ton (36 t) glacial erratic from the Missoula floods, the small park sits atop a foothill of the Northern Oregon Coast Range in Yamhill County between Sheridan and McMinnville ...
More definitions of "erratic":
- (adj): Likely to perform unpredictably.
Example: "Erratic winds are the bane of a sailor"
Famous quotes containing the word erratic:
“Success is an absurd, erratic thing. She arrives when one least expects her and after she has come may depart again almost because of a whim.”
—Alice Foote MacDougall (18671945)
“He was as erratic but as inevitable as the weather.”
—Angela Carter (19401992)
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—Virginia Woolf (18821941)