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Erosional glacial landforms formation

Cirques

Deep bowl depressions enclosed on 3 sides by steep rock walls called
arêtes.
Source of valley glaciers
Contains a raised lip of moraine on the outlet side.
Form on north and northeast facing sides where snow and ice can accumulate
due to little amounts of…

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Ribbon lakes

Formed when basal erosion gets deep into the bedrock and reaches the
water table. During interglacial periods the depression will fill with water
to create ribbon lakes.

Hanging valleys

These are left after the edge of valleys created by tributary rivers are
eroded at the end, to form…

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