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Term: Calving glacier Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A glacier with a terminus that ends in a body of water (river, lake, ocean) into which it calves icebergs.  USGSGlaciers(ambiguous) 

Glacier that loses material by calving, usually a glacier that terminates in sea, lake, or river water.  NSIDCCryosphere 

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