glacial lake

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glacial lake

[¦glā·shəl ′lāk]
(geology)
A lake that exists because of the effects of the glacial period.
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Then, seating himself opposite to me, he looked at me long and fixedly with his strange, twinkling, reckless eyes--eyes of a cold light blue, the color of a glacier lake.
Glacier lake outburst floods (GLOFs) occur after a heatwave when water stored within or dammed by a glacier is suddenly released.
The study produced the first glacier lake inventory across the Third Pole, said Zhang Guoqing, one of the researchers.
The objective of CFGORRP is to reduce human and material losses from Glacier Lake Outburst Flooding (GLOF) in Solukhumbu district and catastrophic flooding events in the Terai and Churia Range.
Black Wolf of the Glacier" is a stunning illustrated fiction wolf biography that is based on the life span of a known wolf who lived near the Mendenhall Glacier Lake.
Glacier Explorers Launches Cruise Tours of Glacier Lake Glacier Explorers (GE) has opened for the Austral summer with tours of New ZealandOs Tasman Glacier.
Tsering said the Japanese government has also been actively involved in developing a glacier lake inventory and studying the geology of the Himalayas.
After an introduction on hazard awareness, physical properties of ice, hazard and risk calculations, and hazard mitigation, chapters are devoted to specific hazards such as sea ice, ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland, icebergs, glaciers, glacier lake outburst floods, permafrost, snow avalanches, and ice storms and blizzards.
com)-- Introducing "Miss Pearl": Designed and built in the glacier lake town of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, this recently completed full custom 1954 Cadillac roadster was inspired by the cars of the General Motors Motorama shows.
Hopkins Bay has 8 phases with the expected completion by 2011, said sales director Rob Wilcox, adding that an accord has been signed with the Glacier Lake Management Corp.
One of the park 's don't-miss areas is Glacier Lake, a gateway to the Ragged Range and the "Cirque of the Unclimbables.