Salisbury Kames The view over the Champlain Valley from a high kame terrace. The Salisbury delta is in the middle ground. The flat, level surfaces of kame terraces have facilitated the development of roads and houses. A red pine plantation in an abandoned agricultural field on a kame terrace. A hardwood forest on a kame terrace. Trees include red oak, red maple, beech, and white oak. Sandy sediments deposited under water where an ice-marginal river built a delta into Lake Vermont 13,500 years ago. Ecologists collect data in the pitch pine forest on the ancient deltaic surface in the Salisbury Town Forest. Students examine the oak forest in a large kettle hole in a kame terrace. Students circle a Civil War era charcoal mound on a kame terrace.