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Term: Downwasting Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Thinning of the glacier due to ablation. See dynamic thinning.  IHPGlacierMassBalance 

The thinning of a glacier due to the melting of ice. This loss of thickness may occur in both moving and stagnant ice. Also called Thinning.  USGSGlaciers(ambiguous) 

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