Definition of Elsterian in English:

Elsterian

adjective & noun

Geology
  • See Elster

    • ‘In order to simulate subglacial groundwater drainage under the Elsterian (ca. 500-400 ka PB) ice sheet in Poland, we have designed a complex numerical model using the FD MODFLOW code.’
    • ‘Although several old gravels with glacial erratics are known, the oldest major glacial episodes with extensive till deposits are the Elsterian in northern Germany and the Anglian in England.’

Pronunciation

Elsterian

/ɛlˈstɪərɪən/