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Carl’s Corner: The life of a glacier - The Broadside
By Carl Swanson | The Broadside (Contact: cfswanson@cocc.edu) A Glacier is formed when an area receives more snowfall during the winter then melts during the summer. As the snow accumulates, it keeps freezing and thawing, becoming granular ice. As those layers build up, the ice recrystallizes and becomes denser, which eventually forms a massive ice …