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Term: Pothole Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A nearly vertical channel in ice that is formed by flowing water; usually found after a relatively flat section of glacier in a region of transverse crevasses; also called a moulin.  NSIDCCryosphere 

Verically sided, commonly cylindrical hollows cut into bedrock by turbulent water that is laden with debris. In a glacial context they may be several metres deep, formed by water under high pressure at the glacier bed.  Swisseduc 

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