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Term: Glacier dammed lake Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: The lake formed when a glacier flows across the mouth of an adjoining valley and forms an ice dam.  NOAAHydrology 

In hydrologic terms, the lake formed when a glacier flows across the mouth of an adjoining valley and forms an ice dam.  NOAA-NWS 

Body of water which accumulates behind ice sheets or in mountain valleys dammed by valley glaciers.  WMOHydrology 

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