stagnant glacier

stagnant glacier

[′stag·nənt ′glā·shər]
(hydrology)
A glacier which has ceased to move.
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The terminal area of Kaskawulsh Glacier comprises an extensive zone of stagnant glacier ice (Johnson, 1992), ice-cored drift, moraine ridges, and coarse proglacial outwash.