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Glacier Movement

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An illustration of the three main mechanisms of glacier movement.

An illustration of the three main mechanisms of glacier movement.

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    • 1. GLACIATION
    • 2. A glacier is a flowing mass of ice and rock on land.
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    • 4. interglacials glaciations
    • 5. 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.
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    • 7. Glacier de la Girose, Parc des Ecrins, France SNOW FIRN ICE
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    • 10. Your Text Here Your Text Here Your Text Here Your Text Here Movement
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    • 12. Diagram courtesy Dr. Bruce Railsback, University of Georgia.
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    • 19. Diagram courtesy Dr. Bruce Railsback, University of Georgia PATTERNS OF GLACIAL ICE FLOW
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