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When perched on this mound, called a moraine, tidewater glaciers flow more slowly and calve fewer icebergs, which allows them to advance even in unfavorable climates.
Seeing your first iceberg calve makes you realize how small you are and what your place on the planet actually is.
Some come to see calving glaciers and climate change in action.
Farmers do not kill their breeding ewes in March, nor butcher cows that are to calve in a month; it does not pay.In New England Fields and Woods|Rowland E. Robinson
They will continue to give milk till eight months gone with calf, or till they calve again, if you continue to milk them.Soil Culture|J. H. Walden
In taking some calve's-foot jelly from the fire, she had inadvertently overturned the boiling liquid.Trevlyn Hold|Mrs. Henry Wood
They have milk at all times, and may be milked all the year, excepting four or five days before they calve.Buffon's Natural History. Volume V (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
Fin whales calve and breed in winter, mostly in temperate waters.Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Western North Atlantic|Stephen Leatherwood