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Fluvio-glacial is the water created by the melting of glaciers. It literally means "Water Glacier", but is also commonly called 'melt water'.

Fluvio-glacial can also mean sediments deposited by the glacier meltwater. Fluvio-glacial landforms differ from glacial landforms. Such fluvio-glacial landforms include outwash plains, varves, braided streams, eskers, kames (and kame terraces), kettles (or kettle holes) and proglacial lakes.