glacier : Definition, Usages, News and More

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g lay sher

  • n  a slowly moving mass of ice

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • One artificial glacier costs just $7,000, compared to $34,000 for a cement water reservoir.
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  • Kevin Rudd in
    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."
  • Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri in
    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.
  • Denny Rehberg in International Herald Tribune
    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.

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