icefall

[ahys-fawl]
noun
1.
a jumbled mass of ice in a glacier.
2.
a mass of ice overhanging a precipice.
3.
a falling of ice from a glacier, iceberg, etc.

Origin:
1810–20; ice + fall

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icefall (ˈaɪsˌfɔːl)
 
n
a very steep part of a glacier that has deep crevasses and resembles a frozen waterfall

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The focal point of this image is an icefall that feeds into the glacier from the vast ice sheet covering the polar plateau.
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