continental glacier


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Noun1.continental glacier - a glacier that spreads out from a central mass of ice
glacier - a slowly moving mass of ice
polar glacier - a glacier near the Arctic or Antarctic poles
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My association with those scientists was during my graduate studies, which involved evaluating the advance and retreat of the last continental glacier on North America some 14,000 years ago.
Also, many of these studies have been carried out in mountainous regions where the hydraulic head and thickness of the ice may have been much greater than it was here, at the very margin of a wasting continental glacier.

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