Definition of Elsterian in English:

Elsterian

adjective & noun

Geology
  • See Elster

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation

Elsterian

/ɛlˈstɪərɪən/