Definition of Polar glacier

1. Noun. A glacier near the Arctic or Antarctic poles.

Generic synonyms: Continental Glacier



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polar Glacier

polar circle
polar cod
polar compound
polar cone
polar cones
polar coordinate
polar coordinates
polar covalent bond
polar covalent bonds
polar equation
polar fibres
polar flagellation
polar fox
polar foxes
polar front
polar glacier (current term)
polar globule
polar granule
polar group
polar hare
polar ice
polar lobe
polar moment of inertia
polar mutation
polar night
polar opposite
polar opposition
polar plasm
polar plates
polar presentation

Literary usage of Polar glacier

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"... —0.3 °C. In polar glacier conditions, the bottom of the ice is frozen to the underlying ground and the temperature at the ice-ground interface is colder ..."

2. Frost and Fire: Natural Engines, Tool-marks and Chips, with Sketches Taken by John Francis Campbell (1865)
"47° W. If a polar glacier carried these stones they ought to be found in great moraine heaps at the end, but nothing like a terminal moraine exists in the ..."

3. Fuel of the Sun by Mattieu Williams (1890)
"This perpetual outthrust of the great polar glacier,—this continual erosion of the polar regions of the planet, ever at work since the date of its primeval ..."

4. Report on the Geology and Resources of the Region in the Vicinity of the by George Mercer Dawson (1875)
"dredging operations, also, in the vicinity of the south polar glacier«, ... the glacial phenomena of the North-west, on the supposition of a polar glacier. ..."

5. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1854)
"Indeed, though modified by climate, and especially by the alternation of day and night, the polar glacier must be regarded as strictly atmospheric in its ..."

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