superglacial

superglacial

[soo-per-gley-shuhl]
adjective
1.
on the surface of a glacier.
2.
believed to have been formerly on the surface of a glacier: superglacial debris.

Origin:
1885–90; super- + glacial

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superglacial (ˌsuːpəˈɡleɪsɪəl)
 
adj
on or originating from the surface of a glacier

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