Definitions for "Kettle hole"
Keywords:  glacier, till, glacial, buried, melt
A circular depression in the ground made when a block of ice calves off the toe of a glacier, becomes buried by till, and later melts.
A hollow in sand and gravel where an underlying body of ice has been melted out.
Depression found in glacial deposits. Created when a piece of ice from a retreating glacier becomes embedded in soft glacial till or glacial drift deposits. Many are filled with water to form a small lake or pond.