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Origin of glacier
OTHER WORDS FROM glacierglaciered, adjective
How to use glacier in a sentence
The glaciers are melting because snowfall is decreasing and temperatures are rising—bad news for wolverines.Who Will Save the Wolverine? Not the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service|Doug Peacock|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The route gives spectacular views of Copper River, as well as the surrounding mountains, glaciers, and wild flowers.
Some days, she felt as though glaciers were buckling around her and a crevasse yawned beneath her.
In May 1596, his expedition ran aground on the northern edge of Nova Zembla, and his ship was destroyed by moving glaciers.Pale Fire and the Cold War: Redefining Vladimir Nabokov’s Masterpiece|Michael Weiss|October 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
India and Pakistan will face a crisis as the glaciers that feed the Indus River shrink and disappear.
At this stage it begins to break off masses of ice from the glaciers over which it may flow, or even to move large stones.
We will now turn our attention to some important features of a detailed sort which glaciers exhibit.
What will it be like a few days hence, when I shall scramble through the passes and over glaciers by myself!The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
All the glaciers are now in retreat, with old tree-covered moraines, hundreds or thousands of feet lower down the valley.
There are two of these glaciers in the valleys below the Schreckhorn and the Wetterhorn, near the long village of Grindelwald.Rudy and Babette|Hans Christian Andersen
British Dictionary definitions for glacier
Word Origin for glacier
Scientific definitions for glacier
Cultural definitions for glacier
A large mass of ice formed over many years that does not melt during the summer. Glaciers move slowly over an area of land such as a mountain valley.