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Definition of the adjective englacial

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  1. Occurring or located within a glacier

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Google previewFundamentals of Geomorphology (2016)

by Richard John Huggett

Once buried, the debris is called englacial debris, which may reemerge at the ice surface in the ablation zone or become trapped with subglacial debris, or it may travel to the glacier snout. Where compression near the glacier base leads to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Caves (2012)

by William B. White, David C. Culver

Caves that are entirely enclosed in the main body of the glacier are classified as englacial caves, whereas caves at the glacier bed are subglacial caves. Regardless of where they are located, caves primarily form in glaciers by melting.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geomorphology (2004)

by Andrew Goudie

channels, pipes or conduits within ( englacial) the ice or as flow at the base (subglacial) of the ice (Sbreve 1972).

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Volcanoes (2015)

by Haraldur Sigurdsson, Bruce Houghton, Steve McNutt, Hazel Rymer, John Stix

Thus, a meltwater lens/englacial lake rapidly forms at the base of the ice. The main effusive product is pillow lava, with or without minor volumes of hyaloclastite (Figure 20.2(A)). Meltwater will flow away from the eruption site at the glacier base ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

Many blocks of stone fall into the gaping crevasses and much loose rock is carried down as “ englacial material" in the body of the glacier. Some of it reaches the bottom and becomes part of the “ground moraine" which underlies the glacier, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1905)

A universal reference library comprising the arts and sciences ... commerce, etc., of the world by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach

Englacial drift is the rock detritus carried along in the body of a glacier. See Glacier; Glacial Period; Soil. Drift Sand is sand thrown up by the waves of the sea and blown when dry some distance inland until arrested by large stones, tree roots, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

Bred within the limits of the pure stock or mass of a glacier; englacial: as, intraglacial Q*og. Jour. (R. a. s.x x. 64, race or tribe. drift.

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Englacial Meaning

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