Glaciers

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A glacier is a multi-year surplus accumulation of snowfall in excess of snowmelt on land and resulting in a mass of ice at least 0.1 square kilometers in area that shows some evidence of movement in response to gravity. A glacier may terminate on land or in water. Glacier ice is the largest reservoir of fresh water on Earth, and second only to the oceans as the largest reservoir of total water. Glaciers are found on every continent except Australia. (Source: EPA / Photo: Flickr)

Antarctica's ice melts from below

Ocean drilling expedition sets sail to probe glacier changes

Arctic sea ice melt influences weather patterns

Plants resurrected after 400 years under a glacier

Melting glaciers responsible for one-third of sea-level rise

Mount Everest is melting

Amazing video brings Antarctic to life

NASA's Grover will explore Greenland ice sheet

'Chasing Ice' provides global warming evidence

Big melt expected for Canadian Arctic glaciers

'Yeti' the robot finds cracks in Antarctic ice

Spectacular splintering of Perito Moreno glacier caught on film

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