Glacier ice

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Authors:Post, A.; LaChapelle, E.
Main Author Affiliation:Post, A., University of Washington, @USA
Source:145p. Publisher: University of Washington Press, Seattle, WA, United States. ISBN: 0-295-97910-0
Publication Date:2000
Note:In English. First edition 1971 Ant. Acc. No: 61458. CRREL Acc. No: 55003370
Abstract:The collection of 31 photographs of glacier features together with explanatory text and glossary. Most of the photos cover W. North America; the others include mountain ranges extending to Antarctica are described and illustrated. The concluding photos in the book illustrate the Ross Ice Shelf, Byrd Glacier, nunataks, mountain ranges, and on the continental ice sheet. This revised edition includes a bibliography.
Index Terms:Ablation; Avalanches; Calving; Climate; Erosion; Evaporation; Freezing; Glacial erosion; Glacial geology; Glacier surges; Glaciers; Hydrology; Ice; Ice crystals; Ice sheets; Ice shelves; Icebergs; Mass balance; Meltwater; Permafrost; Snow; Snowmelt; Solar radiation; Stratigraphy; Temperature; Topography; Volcanoes; Alpine environment; Atmospheric precipitation; Deposition; Fresh water; Ice movement; Landscapes; Latitude; Mass movements; Metamorphism; Moraines; Mountains; Terrestrial environment; Unconformities; Antarctica; Polar regions; Alpine landscapes; Precipitation (meteorology); Glacier oscillation; Glacial hydrology; Glacier ablation; Ice deformation; Ice erosion; Ice friction; Ice growth; Ice melting; Glacier flow; Ice surface; Icefalls; Mass movements (geology); Permafrost hydrology; Snow deformation; Snowstorms; Accumulation; Ogives
Publication Type:monograph
Record ID:225863
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2018 American Geosciences Institute.
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