randkluft

noun
rand·​kluft | \ ˈräntˌklu̇ft \
plural -s

Definition of randkluft

: a chasm formed when ice recedes from a mountainside or breaks away from stationary ice

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History and Etymology for randkluft

German, from rand rim (from Old High German rant) + kluft crevice, from Old High German, gap, tongs

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“Randkluft.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/randkluft. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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