Photo: Fox Glacier
Glacier = a slowly moving river of ice formed by the accumulation and compaction of snow
Wikipedia: Glacier = Persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight; it forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation (melting and sublimation) over many years, often centuries.
Bye bye, glacier tourism? As global temperatures rise, the glaciers in New Zealand are retreating – taking a toll on the ecosystem and tourism. Find out more on our latest #LivingPlanet podcast 🎧 https://t.co/kXI84hjCkA pic.twitter.com/CxnQ6Auk22
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