Accumulation zone

Alternative definitions (2), class: vernacular (0)
Term: Accumulation zone
Definition: (1) Region in a glacier where there is a surface net addition of snow. (2) Part of a hillslope that has a net gain of material leading to a progressive raising of the slope's surface.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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