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Information about Glacier Movement
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Published on November 10, 2007

Author: aland

Source: slideshare.net

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An illustration of the three main mechanisms of glacier movement.
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GLACIATION

A glacier is a flowing mass of ice and rock on land.

 

interglacials glaciations

For glaciers to form, there must be a year-round thick mass of snow which becomes compacted to form ice. Abundant snowfall and cool summers help this process.

 

Glacier de la Girose, Parc des Ecrins, France SNOW FIRN ICE

 

 

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Diagram courtesy Dr. Bruce Railsback, University of Georgia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diagram courtesy Dr. Bruce Railsback, University of Georgia PATTERNS OF GLACIAL ICE FLOW

 

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