Englacial conduit

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Term: Englacial conduit
Definition: A channel, commonly cylindrical, formed within the body of a glacier, carrying water towards the glacier bed or margins. Capture of a stream upglacier commonly leads to their abandonment.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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