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Term: Ice-fall
Definition: Closed ice cover over a steep mountain side; Entirely crevassed with many seracs; Break above a cliff, with reconstitution to a cohering ice mass below (WGMS, 1970); A glacier with a considerable drop in the longitudinal profile at one point causing heavily broken surface (WGMS, 1977)
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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