Piedmont glacier


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Related to Piedmont glacier: Cirque glacier, Valley glacier, tidewater glacier
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Noun1.Piedmont glacier - a type of glaciation characteristic of AlaskaPiedmont glacier - a type of glaciation characteristic of Alaska; large valley glaciers meet to form an almost stagnant sheet of ice
glacier - a slowly moving mass of ice
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The Malaspina Glacier in Alaska is one of the most famous examples of this type of glacier and the largest piedmont glacier in the world.
A piedmont glacier is one which has come down into a low area and spread out like a fan.

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