Glacier Shapes and Sizes

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Ice Sheet
mass of ice and snow covering an area of more than 50,000 square kilometers.
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Ice Cap
dome shaped mass of ice. Usually located in a highland region.
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Valley Glacier
A glacier flowing downwards from a wall of valley.
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Cirque Glacier
A glacier inside a cirque
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Cirque
An armchair shaped hollow with steep sides.
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Snow Patch
Area of snow which does not melt during summer
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Ice Cap

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dome shaped mass of ice. Usually located in a highland region.

Card 3

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Valley Glacier

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Card 4

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Cirque Glacier

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Card 5

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Cirque

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