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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A piedmont glacier is one which has come down into a low area and spread out like a fan.
PIEDMONT GLACIERS: Piedmont glaciers occur when steep valley glaciers spill into relatively flat plains, where they spread out into bulb-like lobes.

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