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Icefalls occur at the head of a glacial trough, where tributary glaciers from Cirque basins converge, or where the glacier passes over a bar of resistant rock. Flow velocities on ice falls are high, possibly in the order of 1,000 to 2,000 m/yr. ice field ice floe ice fog ice pedestral ice point An extensive ice-covered area. A separate piece offloating piece of sea ice. Formations of ice crystals suspended in the air. See serac.
A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, EXPLANATORY, PRONOUNCING ETYMOLOGICAL, AND SYNONYMOUS, WITH COPIOUS APPENDIX (1872)
by W. A. WHEELER
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Scrabble value of I1C3E1F4A1L1L1S1
The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of ICEFALLS
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