Glaciated Uplands [How ice erodes]

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How ice erodes

The base of glacier ice melts because of pressure and friction. This allows water to freeze into cracks in the rocks and when the glacier moves it pulls out chunks to leave a jagged surface. This provides material for abrasion and this process is called plucking.

Rocks which get stuck…


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