nunatak


nun·a·tak

noun \ˈnə-nə-ˌtak\

Definition of NUNATAK

:  a hill or mountain completely surrounded by glacial ice

Origin of NUNATAK

Inuit (Greenland) nunataq
First Known Use: 1877

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