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The scientific study of glaciers and their effects on the landscape.
gla′ci·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), gla′ci·o·log′i·cal adj.
(Physical Geography) the study of the distribution, character, and effects of glaciers
glaciological, ˌglacioˈlogic adj
ˌglaciˈologist, ˈglacialist n
gla•ci•ol•o•gy(ˌgleɪ ʃiˈɒl ə dʒi, -si-)
the branch of geology that deals with the nature, distribution, and action of glaciers and their effect on the earth's topography.
gla`ci•o•log′i•cal (-əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
the branch of geology that studies the nature, distribution, and movement of glaciers and their effects upon the earth’s topography. — glaciologist, n. — glaciological, adj.See also: Geology