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.
Such floods are known as Glacier Lake Outburst Floods (GLOFs), and occur when a glacial lake dammed by a glacier is inundated beyond its capacity.
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The country is facing climate change issues in forms of floods,droughts, sea intrusion and glacier lake outbursts floods.
Glacier lake outburst (GLOF) is climatic induced hazard which posed direct threat to communities in Gilgit Baltistan.
As we sat at a picnic table amongst the towering and vibrant ash and maple trees, Don and I shared ideas for all the different natural ecosystems that exist in the park, each with their unique complex of flora and fauna, including the American hart's-tongue fern, Indiana bat and the globally rare meromictic (no seasonal mixing of surface and bottom waters) Glacier Lake.
Glacier lake outburst floods (GLOFs) occur after a heatwave when water stored within or dammed by a glacier is suddenly released.
Editors Haeberli and Whiteman present students, academics, researchers, and professionals working in a variety of contexts with a survey of contemporary research and understanding regarding the hazards and risks of glacier, ice-sheet and sea-ice melting, slope instability, avalanches, glacier lake outburst floods, permafrost degradation and their myriad impacts.
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.
Klaus Kretzer, author, photographer, and publisher, has achieved a masterpiece of photographic art ranging from landscapes of Jokulsarlon, the well-known, rapidly enlarging glacier lake in southeast Iceland, and its mountain backdrop, together with exquisite, often abstract, close-ups of ice in many forms.