Figure l0.l is a generalized longitudinal section of a valley glacier. Label arid explain the zone of accumulation and the zone of wastage or ablation.
Answer to relevant QuestionsWhat processes lead to the accumulation of snow and ice on a glacier?What commonly happens to a glacier that flows into a lake or ocean?See Fig. 10.3. Do the straight lines or striations tell which way the ice that abraded the rock was moving?On Fig. 10.4, identify and define a recessional moraine.?On Fig. 10.5, what is feature E? Explain its origin.
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