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what are the 6 types of glaciers?
cirque, valley, Fjord, Ice Cap, Ice Sheet, and Ice shelf
will form in a protected bowl shaped depression on a mountainside
cirque glacier
cirque glacier that expands into a mountain valley
Valley Glacier
glacier found in a flooded valley
Fjord Glacier
formed at high latitudes and covers land surface
Ice Cap
continent sized glacier found in Greenland and Antartica consists of 95% glacier ice. Can be up to 3000 meters thick.
Ice Sheet
Occurs in large embaymentsalong coast of Antartica
Ice Shelf