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Term: Ice cave Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A cave of ice, usually underneath a glacier and formed by meltwater; cave entrances are often enlarged near a glacier terminus by warm winds; most common on stagnant portions of glaciers.  NSIDCCryosphere 

A cave formed in or under a glacier, typically by running water. Steam or high heat flow can also form glacier caves. Also called Glacier Cave.  USGSGlaciers(ambiguous) 

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