Ice Features: Valley/Alpine Glaciers Glaciers are very powerful and have the ability to shape our landscape.
A glacier is a large, slow-moving mass of ice that forms from snowfall accumulation and moves under its own weight to form an area called a “glacial lobe.”
When glaciers move, they produce features such as valleys, cirques, horns or arêtes.
So what exactly is the difference between valley glaciers versus alpine glaciers?
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