Cold environments

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Give examples of Aretes
Striding Edge above Red Tarn, Lake district
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Give examples of Pyramidal peaks
Matterhorn
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Steady state
When the amount of accumulation and ablation are equal over the course of a year. As a result, the snout of the glacier will remain stationary.
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Ablation
The process of wastage of snow or ice, especially by melting
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Accumulation
The net gain in an ice mass. The sources of accumulation and direct snowfall and avalanching from higher slopes.
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Give examples of Pyramidal peaks

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Matterhorn

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Steady state

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Card 4

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Ablation

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Card 5

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Accumulation

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