If you were an Antarctic explorer and fell into a hidden, snow-covered crevass on a glacier that is 200 m (660 ft) thick, would you fall all the way to the base of the glacier?
Answer to relevant QuestionsSee 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 an arete.On Fig. 10.5, an area once covered by a continental glacier, identify the terminal moraine.From Fig. 10.5, describe three lines of evidence that could be used to ascertain the maximum line of advance of a glacier.What would happen if the glaciers of Antarctica were to undergo a rapid increase in velocity and flow into the surrounding ocean?
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