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Term: Alpine glacier Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A glacier that is confined by surrounding mountain terrain; also called a mountain glacier.  NSIDCCryosphere 

Same as mountain glacier.  AMSglossary 

Small glacier that occupies a U-shaped valley on a mountain. Also called a mountain glacier.  PhysicalGeography 

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