subglacial


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sub·gla·cial

 (sŭb-glā′shəl)
adj.
Formed or deposited beneath a glacier.

sub′gla′cial·ly adv.

subglacial

(sʌbˈɡleɪsɪəl)
adj
(Physical Geography) formed or occurring at the bottom of a glacier
subˈglacially adv

sub•gla•cial

(sʌbˈgleɪ ʃəl)

adj.
occurring or situated beneath a glacier, either at the present time or at some time in the past.
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We soon left the path and took to the ice; and after wandering amongst the crevices UN PEU, to admire the wonders of these deep blue caverns, and hear the rushing of waters through their subglacial channels, we struck out a course toward L'AUTRE CO^T'E and crossed the glacier successfully, a little above the cave from which the infant Rhone takes its first bound from under the grand precipice of ice.
Lead author Jade Hatton from the University of Bristol's School of Earth Sciences, said: 'It is important we understand the role glaciers play in silicon cycling and we have examined previously published work considering subglacial weathering and nutrient fluxes to bring together this review, focusing upon the chemical fingerprint of silicon exported from these environments.'
Subglacial discharge occurs when large volumes, or plumes, of buoyant meltwater are released below the glacier.
"Those two groups of glaciers drain the two largest subglacial basins in east Antarctica, and both basins are grounded below sea level,' explains Walker.
O'Brien PE, Leitchenov G and Harris PT (1997) Iceberg Plough Marks, Subglacial Bedforms and Grounding Zone Moraines in Prydz Bay Antarctica.
However, a subsequent study published in Nature in September 2018 analyzed layers of sediment from the ocean floor deposited the last time the Wilkes Subglacial Basin, part of the Eastern Antarctic due south of Australia, melted around 125,000 years ago.
However, a subsequent study pub-lished in Nature in September 2018 ana-lyzed layers of sediment from the ocean floor deposited the last time the Wilkes Subglacial Basin, part of the Eastern Antarctic due south of Australia, melted around 125,000 years ago.
Researchers announced the discovery of a subglacial lake on which planet in July?
On Earth, where subglacial lakes in Antarctica can have temperatures as low as -13[degrees]C, the freezing point of their water is depressed by the presence of large amounts of salt --much more than is present in Earth's oceans.