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Slow moving masses of ice which have accumulated either on mountains or in polar regions. They are found where warm, moist air or warm water meets cold air or water. They move, influenced by the force of gravity and the pressure of the ice, above the underlying slush layers and slide downhill, eventually melting at lower levels to form rivers or reaching sea-level, where they form ice shelves or fall into the water as icebergs. (Source: GEMET/WRIGHT)

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glacier
French
glacier
روسية
ледник
Spanish
glaciares
صينية مبسطة
冰河,冰川

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