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synonyms for glacier

  • ice floe
  • iceberg
  • berg
  • floe
  • icecap
  • glacial mass
  • ice field
  • snow slide
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The channels are deeper and more complex than previously thought, and may be funneling warm ocean water all the way to the underside of the glacier, melting it from below, the researchers found.
NEW MAPS SHOW HOW WARM WATER MAY REACH THWAITES GLACIER’S ICY UNDERBELLYCAROLYN GRAMLINGSEPTEMBER 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
From January to March 2019 researchers used a variety of airborne and ship-based methods — including radar, sonar and gravity measurements — to examine the seafloor around the glacier and two neighboring ice shelves.
NEW MAPS SHOW HOW WARM WATER MAY REACH THWAITES GLACIER’S ICY UNDERBELLYCAROLYN GRAMLINGSEPTEMBER 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
They do, however, welcome visitors to their wild Arctic frontier, marked by 11,000-foot peaks, polar bears, and Jakobshavn, the planet’s fastest-moving glacier.
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These are the shadows of mountains on Pluto—craggy peaks that are composed of deep-frozen water ice and capped with nitrogen glaciers.
THESE IMAGES EXPOSE THE DARK SIDE OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDECOREY S. POWELLAUGUST 26, 2020NAUTILUS
Joe Levy, a geologist at Colgate University who wasn’t involved with the study, thinks the glacier research is thought provoking, but does point out it “struggles to pin down a single process that is responsible for forming each valley.”
MARS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN THE WARM, WET PLANET WE THOUGHT IT WASNEEL PATELAUGUST 7, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
He, along with other students, learned how to make Ladakhi stupas — artificial glaciers that are used to save water for the dry summers.
SCHOOLS TEACH KIDS HOW TO SURVIVE THE FUTURE’S HARSH CLIMATESCHARU KASTURIAUGUST 7, 2020OZY
As the glacier melts around a ball, it ends up perched atop a pedestal of ice.
ON AN ALASKAN GLACIER, LITTLE GREEN MOSS BALLS ROLL IN HERDSBETH GEIGERJULY 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Bartholomaus, Gilbert and Hotaling were curious about how quickly the glacier mice traveled.
ON AN ALASKAN GLACIER, LITTLE GREEN MOSS BALLS ROLL IN HERDSBETH GEIGERJULY 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Such moss balls can be found scattered across a few of the world’s glaciers in places such as Iceland and Alaska.
ON AN ALASKAN GLACIER, LITTLE GREEN MOSS BALLS ROLL IN HERDSBETH GEIGERJULY 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
He studies glaciers at Nottingham Trent University in England.
ON AN ALASKAN GLACIER, LITTLE GREEN MOSS BALLS ROLL IN HERDSBETH GEIGERJULY 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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WORDS RELATED TO GLACIER

  • chunk
  • crystal
  • cube ice
  • diamonds
  • dry ice
  • floe
  • glacier
  • glaze
  • hail
  • hailstone
  • ice cube
  • iceberg
  • icicle
  • permafrost
  • sleet
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