debris cone

noun

Definition of debris cone

: a mound of ice on a glacier protected by an isolated patch of fine rock debris from the more rapid melting that has lowered the surrounding surface

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“Debris cone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/debris%20cone. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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