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Term: Outburst flood Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: See Jokulhlaup.  NOAAHydrology 

Any catastrophic flooding from a glacier; may originate from trapped water in cavities inside a glacier or at the margins of glaciers or from lakes that are dammed by flowing glaciers.  NSIDCCryosphere 

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