Supraglacial debris

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Term: Supraglacial debris
Definition: Debris that is carried on the surface of a glacier. It is normally derived from rockfalls and tends to be angular in character. More rounded material may also be present, raised from the glacier bed or reworked by surface streams.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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