hanging glacier

noun

a glacier situated on a shelf above a valley or another glacier; it may be joined to the lower level by an icefall or separate from it

Nearby words

  1. hanger-on,
  2. hangfire,
  3. hangi,
  4. hanging,
  5. hanging gardens of babylon,
  6. hanging indentation,
  7. hanging indention,
  8. hanging lie,
  9. hanging pawn,
  10. hanging post

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