Photoglossary

Supraglacial stream

A stream that flows over the surface of a glacier. Most supraglacial streams descend via moulins (q.v.) into the depths or base of a glacier.

Deeply incised supraglacial stream on the surface of Austre Lovénbreen, NW Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Photo M. J. Hambrey.

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