A synthesis of the nature, origin and behavior of glacier systems and the geological and geomorphological evidence for them former existence. This book examines the processes involved in forming glacier ice, the nature of glacier/climate relationships, the mechanisms of glacier flow, and landform/sediment associations.Uses case studies to illustrate the concepts presented. -- Features an international focus. -- Includes numerous successful examples and suggestions for further reading.

Glaciers and Glaciation 1998, John Wiley & Sons

ISBN-13: 9780470236512

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