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Unformatted text preview: remains all year round. Snow to glacial ice: Firn-packed snow then turns into Glacial Ice- interlocking ice crystals Glacial ice is blue Basal sliding: meltwater accumulates at the base of a glacier & the ice slides over this meltwater layer. MOVES Internal flow: ice crystals ductiely deform and slide past one another BOTH mechanisms can operate at the same time...
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This note was uploaded on 08/24/2011 for the course GEOLOGY 100 taught by Professor Janedawson during the Spring '11 term at Iowa State.
- Spring '11