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Term: Glacier flow Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
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Definition: The movement of ice in a glacier, typically in a downward and outward direction, caused by the force of gravity. 'Normal' flow rates are in feet per day. 'Rapid' flow rates (i.e. surge) are in 10s or 100s of feet per day.  USGSGlaciers(ambiguous) 

The movement of ice caused by gravitational force.  AMSglossary 

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