- 5. A slowly moving mass or river of ice formed by the accumulation and compaction of snow on mountains or near the poles.
- 6. Term used to describe when more ice forms than melts in a glacier.
- 7. Unsorted material deposited directly by glacial ice.
- 1. Expansive, generally flat areas that are dominated by braided rivers when the glacier is actively melting.
- 2. The term used to describe when more ice melts than forms in a glacier.
- 3. Any ground that remains completely frozen—32°F (0°C) or colder—for at least two years straight.
- 4. The end of a glacier at any given point in time.