glacier ice

glacier ice

[′glā·shər ‚īs]
(hydrology)
Any ice that is or was once a part of a glacier, consolidated from firn by further melting and refreezing and by static pressure; for example, an iceberg.
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Little Woolly fell through the edge of glacier ice into the raging river and got carried downriver on the current.
Kobashi and colleagues collected a roughly 500-meter-long sample of glacier ice from Greenland and sliced off sections that formed as early as 2,100 years ago.
Relying on the toughness and universal accuracy of The World's First GPS Atomic Solar Hybrid watch, the GPW1000, Klaus and team were able to successfully capture the Fox Glacier's passage over time, as well as stunning imagery showcasing the juxtaposition of glacier ice and lush vegetation within the rainforest only 300 meters above sea level.
This requires improved estimates of the distinct individual contributions of melting seasonal snow versus glacier ice to total stream flow, in combination with rainfall and ground water.
A jokulhaup is the Icelandic term used to describe a glacial outburst flood resulting from the failure of a glacier ice dam or from the melting of glacier ice by a volcanic eruption.
5 per cent of the Earth's glacier ice which would raise global sea level by some 63m if it were to melt completely.
Because the global glacier ice mass is relatively small in comparison with the huge ice sheets covering Greenland and Antarctica, people tend to not worry about it," said CU-Boulder Professor Tad Pfeffer, a study co-author.
One might postulate a 50-mi wide zone of completely melting snow so that exposed glacier ice stretched from Chillicothe to over Columbus each summer and from the northern suburbs of Cincinnati to over Dayton, Ohio (Fig.
Missoula's Glacier Ice Rink was one of the beneficiaries, receiving more than $30,000 to construct new locker rooms.
The deal includes round-trip air from Washington Dulles to Reykjavik; three or four nightsO lodging; a Northern Lights and glacier ice walk tour, including use of ice pick and crampons; two-course dinner at Hotel Anna Restaurant; admission to an exhibit at the Country Hotel Anna; and all taxes.
The purchase of all designs and assets of the firms include the trademarks: Glacier Dry Flake Ice Plants; and Glacier Ice Rakes; Blue Northern sand chillers and Blue Northern chilled air circulation systems; and Niagara wet belts.
The company's SLIDER technologies feature an ergonomically designed "clip" that enables consumers to easily open and close a package, whether it's a Green Giant bag of frozen corn or a package of Arctic Glacier ice.