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What are Glaciers?

A Glacier can be simply defined as a large mass of ice that forms on land and shows a slow and significant movement. Glaciers are fallen snow compressed into a large, thick mass of ice over a period of many years. Some glaciers can be as small as football fields while others can be over 100 kilometers long.

The Terminus of Miles Glacier

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