Ice on the land

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1. What is a mountain glacier?

  • greater than0.001 km2
  • greater than 10 km2 anf found in mountains
  • has to be bigger that 0.01 km 2, examples are cirque, niche and glacienet
  • greater thatn 1km squared, cique niche
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2. When does the artic sea ice and antartica have its max extension and min?

  • antarticahas its max in sept and min in march
  • arctic sea ice has its max in septmeber and min in march and antartica has its max in march and min in spetember
  • arctic max is in march, and min is in sept, antartica max is in sept and min in march
  • artic has its max in march and min in march

3. What are ice bergs?

  • calve from iceshleves/ floating tongues, ice is less dense than water so it floats
  • calve from ice shelves/ floating tongues, whole ice thing sticks out
  • come from ice shelves/ floating tongues, ice is more dense than water os if floats
  • ice is ess dense than water so it floats but they are found on the shore

4. What are rivers of ice?

  • outlet glaicers, constrained by topography,common in greenland
  • outlet glaicers, constrained by topography, common in the arctic
  • outlet glaicers, constrained by topography, common in artartical
  • contrained by toopography, found in greenland, and out inlet glaicers

5. What do geochemists and paeloclimatologists use to determine dates and rates of the land surface?

  • nucleotides
  • cosmogenic technologies
  • ultra-rare cosmogenic nucleides
  • rare consmogenic nucelotides

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