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Glaciers and glacier dynamics
Spatial distribution of glaciers
Short and medium term glacier fluctuations
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ablation ablation zone abrasion accumulation altitude Antarctic ice sheet Antarctica areas Axel Heiberg Island basal ice bedrock beneath Boulton channels chapter characteristics climatic continental crevasses debris discharge drift drumlin effect end moraines englacial equilibrium line eskers example Figure fluctuations fluvioglacial forms geomorphology glacial erosion glacier bed glacier flow glacier ice glacier snout glacier surface glacier system Glaciological gradient Greenland ice sheet Ice Age ice cap ice flow ice margin ice masses ice movement ice shelf ice surface ice thickness Iceland International Glaciological Society kames kinematic wave lakes landforms landscapes Laurentide ice sheet layers Little Ice Age lodgement mass balance melt-out meltwater meltwater flow mountains occur outlet glaciers overleaf particles Pleistocene precipitation pressure melting point processes rates readvances ridges rock Rogen moraine scale sediments shear situations slope snow streamlined stress subglacial surge temperature tion topography trough types valley glaciers variables variations velocity warm-based zone