glacier glacier  /ɡ ˈleɪ ʃər/


  • (n) a slowly moving mass of ice


  1. The glacier ends where melting causes icebergs to calve off, and we see that each year the glacier has retreated farther and farther away from the sea.
  2. Up at 5,653 m, Pakistani army Captain Ali Nazir watches the crows as they soar down from the spires of rock, gliding over the blue glacier.
  3. One artificial glacier costs just $7,000, compared to $34,000 for a cement water reservoir.


  1. Bear grass blooms at Glacier National Park

    Glacier National Park visitors will have the chance this summer to see something that's found in the park every year.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: KCFW Kalispell

  2. Glacier Peak's Amy-Eloise Neale is The Herald's Girl Athlete of the Year

    In her time at Glacier Peak, Amy-Eloise Neale won 10 individual state titles and led the Grizzlies cross country team to two state championships.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

  3. Glacier Park's Sun Road opens from east side

    WEST GLACIER – Starting Saturday – and, of course, depending on the weather – vehicle traffic will be able to access snow-covered Logan Pass on Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Missoulian

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  1. "Let's just be blunt about it. But where it was before, which was in a pre-glacial position, we are now moving rapidly down the glacier," Mr Rudd said. "Except, unlike moving most glaciers, we have five weeks to arrive at the end point."
    on Apr 5, 2008 By: Kevin Rudd Source:

  2. "I spoke to his excellency (Mukherjee) about that (Siachen glacier) and as soon as the dates are agreed we will be very happy for that meeting to take place," Kasuri said.
    on Feb 21, 2007 By: Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri Source:

  3. "Before any proposal moves forward, we need to know how this development will affect the Waterton-Glacier area and what steps British Columbia is willing to take to reduce the impacts of their energy development," Rehberg said.
    on Oct 2, 2007 By: Denny Rehberg Source: International Herald Tribune

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