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Glaciers bulldozing the landscape the slow way

If we bulldoze a hill to make way for a road or a house, the scars are very apparent in the landscape. When a glacier does the same, we don’t notice it because it takes so much longer. Clemens explained … Continue reading

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Ice can flow like ketchup

In many ways, glaciers behave like ketchup. Once the layer of ketchup reaches a certain thickness, the ketchup will start flowing off your hot-dog to drip onto your newly washed white shirt. The same is true for glaciers. When more … Continue reading

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