Interrupted glacier

Alternative definitions (2), class: vernacular (0)
Term: Interrupted glacier
Definition: A glacier consisting of two or more parts between which mass transfer or 'flow' to the lower part is by avalanching. Whether to regard the parts as separate entities is a matter of convenience. See regenerated glacier.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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