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glaciers

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glaciers
is any large mass of ice that moves slowly over land
valley glaciers
is a long narrow glacier that forms when snow and ice build up high in a mountain valley
continental glacier
is a glacier that covers much of a continent or large island
plucking
is a galcier that flows over the land, it picks up rocks
till
the micture of sediments that a glacier deposits directly on the surface
cirque
can be found at the head of a glacial valley formed by a valley glacier
calving
great blocks break off to become ice bergs
abraisan
the process by which the glacier moves
horn
when the glacier is eroded on all sides
arete
when getting eroded on two sides
striation
coarse,sand,pebbles and sharp boulders leave along parrallel scratech.