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Remember Alpine Glacier

Alpine Glacier  Remembered!

Alpine Glacier Technical Terms

Alpine Glacier : a) Any glacier in a mountain range except an ice cap or ice sheet. It usually originates in a cirque and may flow down into a valley previously carved by a stream. Compare – continental glacier. GG b) (not preferred – refer to U-shaped valley): (relict) - landforms or sediments formed, modified or deposited by a glacier in or on mountains or high hills that has since melted away. Compare – glacial-valley floor, glacial-valley wall. SW

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