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bergschrund

[berk-shroo nt] /ˈbɛrk ʃrʊnt/
noun
1.
a crevasse, or series of crevasses, at the upper end of a mountain glacier.
Origin of bergschrund
1835-1845
1835-45; < German (Berg mountain + Schrunde crevice)
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bergschrund

/ˈbɛrkʃrʊnt; ˈbɜːɡʃruːnd/
noun
1.
a crevasse at the head of a glacier Also called rimaye
Word Origin
C19: German: mountain crack
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