Cryosphere Quiz #4 Quiz

This quiz covers essential cryosphere vocabulary.

  1. What is the term for a giant crack in glacial ice?

  2. What is the term for the loss of glacial ice due to melt, wind, or other factors?

  3. When a glacier is in a steady state it is said to be in ___________.

  4. What is the term for the snout (front) of a glacier?

  5. What is the term for the visible rocky debris carried by a glacier and deposited as a ridge?

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