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Glacial Calving

The breaking away of a mass of ice from a near-vertical ice face. Occurs along the terminus of glaciers which exit into large bodies of water. Neuendorf, K.K.E., Mehl, J.P., Jr., and Jackson, J.A., eds., 2011, Glossary of Geology: Alexandria, Virginia, American Geological Institute, 799 p.

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PIR 2017-4 Report
Wolken, G.J., and Wikstrom Jones, K.M., 2017, Valdez Glacier ice-dammed lake: June 2017 glacial lake outburst flood: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2017-4, 5 p. https://doi.org/10.14509/29743

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