Ice on the land

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1. What is an ice field glacier?

  • each glaicer individual system flows a one unit with one form and shape
  • many glaicers which come together atthe end
  • interconnected valley systems, they are the largest glaciers and they flow off one main galciers, each outlet one has different form and shape
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2. What are ice bergs?

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

3. What are rivers of ice?

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

4. 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

5. What glaicers are unconstrained by topography?

  • ice caps that are more than 100'000km2, outlet glaicers, ice domes, ice sheets, ice streams and ice divides
  • ice sheeets which are greater than 50'000km2 and ice caps that are less than 50'000 km2, ice domes, ice divides, outlet glaciers, ice streams and ice shelf
  • ice caps that more than 50'000km2 and ice sheets than are below 50'000km2, ice domes, ice sheets, ice streams and outlet glaciers
  • ice caps that are greater than 50'000 kn2 and ice sheets that are greater than this, ice streams, ice shelf, ice divides, ice domes

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