glacial erosion

glacial erosion
ледниковая эрозия

Тимашев И.Е. Геоэкологический русско-английский словарь-справочник: Справочное издание. – М.: ИД «Муравей-Гайд», 1999. Охрана окружающей среды. Терминология: Справочное пособие. – М.: Издательство стандартов, 1991. 2011.

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  • glacial landform — ▪ geology Introduction  any product of flowing ice and meltwater. Such landforms are being produced today in glaciated areas, such as Greenland, Antarctica, and many of the world s higher mountain ranges. In addition, large expansions of present… …   Universalium

  • erosion — erosional, adj. /i roh zheuhn/, n. 1. the act or state of eroding; state of being eroded. 2. the process by which the surface of the earth is worn away by the action of water, glaciers, winds, waves, etc. [1535 45; < L erosion (s. of erosio). See …   Universalium

  • Glacial landform — Antique postcard shows rocks scarred by glacial erosion. Yosemite Valley …   Wikipedia

  • glacial valley —   (also glacial trough) a broad, flat bottomed (U shaped) valley created by glacial erosion and deposition. The erosion widened, deepened and straightened the original river valley. The deposition created the flat bottom …   Geography glossary

  • glacial lake —     a) A lake that derives much or all of its water from the melting of glacier ice, fed by meltwater, and lying outside the glacier margins (e.g., proglacial lake) or lying on a glacier (e.g., ice walled lake, ice floored lake) and due to… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • glacial —    (adjective)     a) Of or relating to the presence and activities of ice and glaciers, as in glacial erosion.     b) Pertaining to distinctive features and materials produced by or derived from glaciers and ice sheets, as in glacial lakes.… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • erosion */*/ — UK [ɪˈrəʊʒ(ə)n] / US [ɪˈroʊʒ(ə)n] noun [uncountable] 1) the process by which the surface of land or rock is gradually damaged by water, wind etc and begins to disappear soil/coastal/glacial erosion 2) the gradual reduction or destruction of… …   English dictionary

  • glacial landform —   a landform produced by glacial erosion or deposition …   Geography glossary

  • Erosion — is the carrying away or displacement of solids (sediment, soil, rock and other particles) usually by the agents of currents such as, wind, water, or ice by downward or down slope movement in response to gravity or by living organisms (in the case …   Wikipedia

  • Glacial motion — is the motion of glaciers, which can be likened to rivers of ice. It has played an important role in sculpting many landscapes. Most lakes in the world occupy basins scoured out by glaciers. Glacial motion can be fast (up to 30 m/day, observed on …   Wikipedia

  • Glacial history of Minnesota — The glacial history of Minnesota is most defined since the onset of the last glacial period, which ended some 10,000 years ago. Within the last million years, most of the Midwestern United States and much of Canada were covered at one time or… …   Wikipedia

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