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glacier
a large mass of ice and snow that forms faster than the snow can melt
expert
a person who knows a lot about a subject
quarry
a place from which stone is cut
limestone
a kind of rock
elder
an older person with authority
handicap
something that makes life difficult for a person
paralyze
to make helpless and not able to move
tradition
a story, belief, or custom handed down from parents or grandparents to children
geologist
a person who studies the earth's crust or outer layer
hearth
the stones where the fire sits
extinct
none living
preserve
to keep from spoiling or going bad
arthritis
a disease of the joints
brow ridge
the part of the forehead just above the eyes
malnutrition
a condition caused by lack of healthy food
rickets
a disease of the bones
harsh
extreme, hard or cruel.
hunter
humans who follow and kill animals for food. Usually men.
gatherer
humans who collect food such as berries, plants, roots, and seeds. Usually woman.