Meltwater sentence example

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  • Esker A ridge of sediment (often winding) made up of sand and gravel deposited by glacial meltwater.
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  • They show that sediment was carried by meltwater derived from an ice front situated on high ground to the south.
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  • When surface meltwater refreezes internally, it releases huge amounts of latent heat thus softening the ice column.
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  • The Gap is a ravine carved by glacial meltwater.
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  • The most likely potential source for such an anomaly is meltwater from the antarctic ice sheet in a global warming scenario.
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  • This and four others produce meltwater that flows off into three oceans: the Arctic, Pacific and the Atlantic.
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  • However, in the Himalaya upwards of 80% of flow in the major longitudinal rivers is glacial meltwater.
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  • Basal sediment evacuation by subglacial meltwater: suspended sediment transport from Haut Glacier d'Arolla, Switzerland.
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