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Is ice a rock
What type of rock is ice?
All sedimentary, igneous, metamorphic
What is ice's brittle deformation called?
What is ice's ductile deformation called?
What happens when accumulation is less than ablation?
What happens when accumulation is equal to ablation?
What happens when accumulation is greater than ablation?
calving, melting, and sublimation
When does a crevass form?
over steps in topography and around bends
Define plastic flow
Movement of ice by deformation
Define basal slip
sliding along the ground
Name the 6 landforms formed by glaciers
Cirques and Aretes
head of a glacial valley
sharp, jagged crests
u-shaped valley occupied by the sea
unstratified and poorly sorted
hill of sediment
Define rouches moutonee
eroded by glacier