What is a Kettle Moraine, Tom Braatz?

By
Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker

 Often I make reference to many of all the great things one can do in the Kettle Moraine area. It was not too long ago someone asked "Hey Tom Braatz, what is a Kettle Moraine?" Well it's not so much what is it,
but also where it is. By definition, per Wikipedia  "A moraine is any glacially formed accumulation of unconsolidated glacial debris (soil and rock) which can occur in currently glaciated and formerly glaciated regions, such as those areas acted upon by a past ice age. This debris may have been plucked off the valley floor as a glacier advanced or it may have fallen off the valley walls as a result of frost wedging. Moraines may be composed of debris ranging in size from silt-like glacial flour to large boulders. The debris is typically sub-angular to rounded in shape. Moraines may be on the glacier's surface or deposited as piles or sheets of debris where the glacier has melted. Moraines may also occur when glacier- or iceberg-transported rocks fall into the sea as the ice melts."    Continued, and by definition by Wikipedia the Kettle Moraine is a large moraine in the state of Wisconsin stretching from Walworth County in the south to Kewaunee County in the north. It has also been referred to as the Kettle Range and, in geological texts, as the Kettle Interlobate Moraine. The moraine was created when the Green Bay Lobe of the glacier, on the west, collided with the Lake Michigan Lobe of the glacier, on the east, depositing sediment. The western glacier formed the Bay of Green Bay, Lake Winnebago and the Horicon Marsh while the eastern one formed Lake Michigan. The

major part of the Kettle Moraine area is considered interlobate moraine, though other types of moraine features, and other glacial features are common.The moraine is dotted with kettles caused by buried glacial ice that subsequently melted. This process left depressions ranging from small ponds to large lakes and enclosed valleys. Elkhart Lake, Geneva Lake, Big Cedar Lake are among the larger kettles now filled by lakes. Parts of the area have been protected in the Kettle Moraine State Forest.Now, the real question is what can I do? What is there to do and see in the Kettle Moraine?What's going on in Kettle Moraine? The answer can take a long time. If you give me a call, or send me an email to tom@tombraatz.comI would love to explain how living in the Kettle Moraine is so desirable by so many and why so many choose to call it their home and place to live and work.I would also be glad to send you a package with many helpful links that has much information on what to do in the entire Kettle Moraine.  

Have a productive day and I will see you at closing!

tom braatzWaukesha County Real estate,Waukesha County Lake homes,Lake Country Real estate,Oconomowoc Wisconsin Real Estate,Waukesha County Lake property for sale

Email me at yourhomesold@tombraatz.com or call directly at 262-377-1459 What's a home worth?Market Analysis That perfect Oconomowoc home? Dream Home Finder The MLS,on-line info,& more:www.buyingvip.com or find virtual tours and more at www.Iwillseeyouatclosing.com

Podcasts Stream all articles Subscribe in a reader

http://www.facebookloginhut.com/facebook-login/
http://www.facebookloginhut.com/facebook-login/
http://www.facebookloginhut.com/facebook-login/

Copyright 2013 Tom Braatz All rights reserved

Alternative Waukesha County Wisconsin blogs:www.livingoconomowoc.com   www.livinghartland.com  www.livingwaukesha.com  www.waukeshacountyhomesellers.com   www.livingpewaukee.com  www.waukeshacountylife..com/    www.livingdelafield.com  www.livinglakecountry.com   www.waukeshacountylakehomes.com  www.waukeshacountyhomebuyers.com

Enter and access the MLS http://waukeshacountyrealestate.wufoo.com/forms/access-the-mls-and-find-the-home-you-want/

The 19 Questions you must ask Before you list your Home! http://waukeshacountyrealestate.wufoo.com/forms/19-questions-you-ask-before-listing-your-home/

Get the Waukesha County lake Homes now http://waukeshacountyrealestate.wufoo.com/forms/let-me-know-how-i-may-help-you-with-lake-homes/

Sell your home for the Highest price NOW! http://waukeshacountyrealestate.wufoo.com/forms/how-to-sell-your-home-for-the-highest-price-now/

 

 

close

This entry hasn't been re-blogged:

Re-Blogged By Re-Blogged At
Topic:
Home Buying
Location:
Wisconsin Walworth County
Groups:
Realtors®
Wisconsin Homes for Sale
Almost Anything Goes
Wisconsin Active Rainers
Midwest Rainers
Tags:
kettle moraine
tom braatz
waukesha county real estate agents tom braatz
lake country real estate for sale
remax realty 100 tom braatz

Spam prevention

What's the reason you're reporting this blog entry?

Are you sure you want to report this blog entry as spam?

Rainmaker
1,903,573

Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459

Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD!
Ask me a question
*
*
*
*
Spam prevention

Additional Information