hanging glacier

noun

Definition of hanging glacier

: a body of ice or névé that breaks off abruptly at the edge of a precipice or steep slope

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“Hanging glacier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hanging%20glacier. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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