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Term: Ice-fall Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Closed ice cover over a steep mountain side; Entirely crevassed with many seracs; Break above a cliff, with reconstitution to a cohering ice mass below (WGMS, 1970); A glacier with a considerable drop in the longitudinal profile at one point causing heavily broken surface (WGMS, 1977)  GLIMSGlacier 

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