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Glacial Environments (Chapter 7)

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    Modern Alaskan Glaciers

    SnowAccum.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{1}\): Zone of Snow Accumulation

    GlacierTrails.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{2}\): Merging Glaciers

    GlacierToSea.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{3}\): Glacier Extending to Sea Level

    GlacierAtSea.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{4}\): Glacier Front at Sea Level (and ice bergs)

    GlacialMoraine (1).jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{5}\): Modern Terminal Moraine

    FluvialFan.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{6}\): Fluvial Fan

    BraidedRiver.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{7}\): Braided River


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    Ancient Glacial Sediments

    GlacialMoraineCA.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{7}\): Ancient Lateral and Terminal Moraine

    DiamictiteNamibia.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{8}\): Ancient Glacial Diamictite

    DiamictiteNamibia2.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{9}\): Ancient Glacial Diamictite

    GlacialPavement.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{10}\): Ancient Glacial Pavement


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