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Term: Ice-dammed lake Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A temporary lake, dammed by a glacier or where two glaciers merge. Prone to seasonal catastrophic drainage.  Swisseduc 

A lake that exists because its water is restricted from flowing by an ice dam. Sometimes these lakes form because an advancing glacier had blocked a valley.  USGSGlaciers(ambiguous) 

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