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rock glacier

noun
1.
a mass of rock resembling a valley glacier that moves or is moved down a slope by its own weight or by the action of frost and interstitial ice.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • It is a rock glacier, or a collection of large rocks and boulders, with ice filling the in the empty spaces.
  • Inside a rock glacier, ice fills the spaces between the blocks.

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