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  1. Glacier Formation

    Slide 1 - Glacier Formation

  2. Formation of a glacier-Firn

    Slide 2 - Formation of a glacier-Firn

    • Snowflakes, which have a lot of pore space, gradually change to a smaller, rounder, and denser piece of ice.
  3. The Firn accumulates over many years forming a solid piece of ice. Forward movement is from the glaciers own weight.

    Slide 3 - The Firn accumulates over many years forming a solid piece of ice. Forward movement is from the glaciers own weight.

  4. Video

    Slide 4 - Video

  5. There are two types of glaciers

    Slide 5 - There are two types of glaciers

    • Continental Glaciers – the largest, covers entire continents
    • Valley Glaciers – they are large but not as large as continental glaciers. They cover entire valleys.
  6. Continental Glacier

    Slide 6 - Continental Glacier

  7. Valley Glacier

    Slide 7 - Valley Glacier

  8. Valley Glacier

    Slide 8 - Valley Glacier

  9. Locations of Glaciers

    Slide 9 - Locations of Glaciers

    • Continental Glaciers are located at high latitudes
    • Valley Glaciers are located at high elevations
  10. Glacial Movement

    Slide 10 - Glacial Movement

  11. Continental Glacial Movement from center outward

    Slide 12 - Continental Glacial Movement from center outward

  12. Shoreline during last ice age

    Slide 13 - Shoreline during last ice age

  13. Valley Glacier Movement from high elevations to low elevations

    Slide 14 - Valley Glacier Movement from high elevations to low elevations

  14. Glacial Evidence

    Slide 15 - Glacial Evidence

  15. Glacial Striations

    Slide 16 - Glacial Striations

  16. Glacial Striations

    Slide 17 - Glacial Striations

  17. U-Shaped  Valleys

    Slide 18 - U-Shaped Valleys

  18. U-Shaped  Valleys

    Slide 19 - U-Shaped Valleys

  19. Finger Lakes

    Slide 20 - Finger Lakes

  20. Finger Lake

    Slide 21 - Finger Lake

  21. Finger Lakes

    Slide 22 - Finger Lakes

  22. Steep slope

    Slide 23 - Steep slope

  23. Lourdes Camp

    Slide 24 - Lourdes Camp

  24. Erratic

    Slide 25 - Erratic

  25. Glacial History

    Slide 26 - Glacial History

  26. The End

    Slide 27 - The End