Glacier dynamics and flow

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1. A rock falling on the glacier surface in the lower ablation area is most likely to follow a..

  • supraglacial pathway to the glacier margin
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2. The temperature in a glacier composed of warm ice will increase with depth BECAUSE geothermal heat will warm the base of the glacier.

  • The assertion is incorrect but the reason is correct.
  • Both the assertion and the reason are incorrect.
  • The assertion is correct but the reason is incorrect.
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3. How much energy does sublimation absorb?

  • no it releases 2834 J g-1
  • 2834 J g-1
  • 334 j g-1

4. What is the density of freshly fallen snow?

  • 917 kg m-3
  • 50-200 kg m-3
  • 830 - 910 kg m-3
  • 400 - 830 kg m-3

5. Regelation is most effective on small bumps of what size?

  • 0.5 to 1m
  • 0.5m
  • 1m

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