What relationships between accumulation and ablation, as in Fig. 10.1, will cause a glacier to advance or retreat?
Answer to relevant QuestionsHow do glaciers obtain their loads of sediment?Interpret Fig. 10.2 in terms of the velocity of flowing glacial ice.On Fig. 10, 4, identify and define a glacial cirque.What existed in the vicinity of the valley on the left side of Fig. 10.4 before glaciation, and what is the evidence?From Fig. 10.5, describe three lines of evidence that could be used to ascertain the maximum line of advance of a glacier.
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