Description: The amount of snow and ice added to a glacier is called accumulation and causes the glacier to advance. The amount lost due to melting is called ablation that causes the glacier to retreat up the hill.
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Created by: Gary Vorwald (modified By Sharon Woelfel) Added: 2005-09-01
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