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GeoWord of the Day: glacier cornice

glacier cornice . A projecting mass of glacier ice. It was formerly underlain by ice containing numerous rock fragments which, when warmed by solar radiation, melted the ice around them and caused the ice above them to project like a cornice (Hobbs, 1912, p.397).

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