Most of us only encounter ice in the winter or as small blocks in drinks, and in this form it appears rigid and brittle. In glaciers, ice behaves in a variety of surprising and fascinating ways - flowing plastically, like toothpaste, carving out huge troughs and altering entire landscapes; changing the Earth's climate, and preserving valuable geological records. Either directly ot indirectly, glaciers and glaciation affect a large proportion of this planet's population. This major new text provides a synthesis of the ...

Glaciers and Glaciation 1997, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780340584316

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Glaciers and Glaciation 1997, Routledge, London, England

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