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'''[[Crevasses]]''' cracks in the '''[[glacial]]''' '''[[ice]]'''. The upper 30 meters of glacial ice is somewhat brittle, and as the glacier flows, cracks develop. Crevasses rarely extend to depths below approximately 30 meters because the ice below that too plastic and the cracks close. '''[[Crevasses]]''' cracks in the '''[[glacial]]''' '''[[ice]]'''. The upper 30 meters of glacial ice is somewhat brittle, and as the glacier flows, cracks develop. Crevasses rarely extend to depths below approximately 30 meters because the ice below that too plastic and the cracks close.
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 +== '''Also See''' ==
 +*'''[[Glaciation]]'''
 +*'''[[Mountain]]'''
 +*'''[[Ice age]]'''
 +*'''[[Physical Features of Mountains]]'''
 +*'''[[Defining Mountain Regions]]'''
 +*'''[[Frozen Ground]]'''
 +*'''[[Cryosphere]]'''
 +*'''[[What Affects Frozen Ground]]'''
 +*'''[[What is the Cryosphere]]'''
 +*'''[[Snow]]'''
 +*'''[[Clouds]]'''
 +*'''[[Evaporation]]'''
 +*'''[[Freezing Point / Freeze]]'''
 +*'''[[Moisture]]'''
 +*'''[[Water]]'''
 +*'''[[Snow line]]'''
 +*'''[[Tree line]]'''
 +*'''[[Frost line]]'''

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Crevasses cracks in the glacial ice. The upper 30 meters of glacial ice is somewhat brittle, and as the glacier flows, cracks develop. Crevasses rarely extend to depths below approximately 30 meters because the ice below that too plastic and the cracks close.
Crevasses cracks in the glacial ice. The upper 30 meters of glacial ice is somewhat brittle, and as the glacier flows, cracks develop. Crevasses rarely extend to depths below approximately 30 meters because the ice below that too plastic and the cracks close.

Crevasses cracks in the glacial ice. The upper 30 meters of glacial ice is somewhat brittle, and as the glacier flows, cracks develop. Crevasses rarely extend to depths below approximately 30 meters because the ice below that too plastic and the cracks close.


Also See


Reference

  1. Wikipedia Crevasses [1]

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