The birth of a glacier
What makes a glacier?
A glacier carves a U-shaped valley
Illustrated explanations show how a glacier changes a meandering, V-shaped stream valley into a relatively straight, U-shaped valley in 4 steps.
Carving a cirque at the head of an alpine glacier
Illustrated explanations shows the development of a cirque and associated glacial features.
Features of a valley glacier
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A slice through a glacier
Illustration shows where snow accumualtes, where it melts and more.
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New glacier terms in glossary