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His plot moves at the pace of a glacier descending a mountain. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The way melt is controlled is by the removal of snow cover to expose glacier ice. Times, Sunday Times (2013) See these amazing glaciers at the link below. The Sun (2008)But will they see glaciers melting and oceans rising? Times, Sunday Times (2012)The rest is locked up in glaciers and polar ice caps. The Sun (2009)But some melting of the glaciers is certain. Radford, Tim & Leggett, Jeremy The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)Such a rise in temperatures could melt ice sheets and glaciers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What was not obvious was why the glacier had been melting in the middle of a mini ice age. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When they should have been advancing, the large glaciers receded by an average of a kilometre. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These resorts use glaciers as ski runs, giving them a long ski season. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The mountains, glaciers and hot springs? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Which is the best glacier to see in Argentina? Times, Sunday Times (2007)There is one better way of seeing a glacier: walking on it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Arctic sea ice, glaciers and winter snow cover in the northern hemisphere was in decline. The Sun (2010)I really want to see that glacier. Times, Sunday Times (2012)With the ice cap melting and glaciers shrinking, the future of the human race is not looking good. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There is good evidence of a large volcanic eruption that year from sulphur deposits in ice from Greenland glaciers. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Ice caps and glaciers are expected to continue their retreat and Australia in particular is expected to feel the heat. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As he records a link about the movement of glaciers, the ice cracks loudly at just the right moment. The Sun (2011)It takes a long time to build and melt an ice sheet, but glaciers can react quickly to temperature changes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Anyone seen my glacier mint? Times, Sunday Times (2008) Seeing glaciers, icebergs and historic settlements was the point, not dressing up for dinner and partying. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The mercury is rising, the glaciers are melting and the hurricanes are hurtling towards the Americas with increasing ferocity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Your cruise is an amazing voyage of discovery through glaciers, mountains and lively towns, making this whole tour a totally unforgettable journey. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If people want to spend the night on a glacier or climb mountain paths made over the centuries, that is up to them '. Times, Sunday Times (2006)

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Translations for 'glacier'

British English: glacier /ˈɡlæsɪə; ˈɡleɪs-/ NOUN
A glacier is a huge mass of ice which moves very slowly, often down a mountain.
  • American English: glacier
  • Arabic: نَهْرٌ جَليدِيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: geleira
  • Chinese: 冰河
  • Croatian: ledenjak
  • Czech: ledovec horský
  • Danish: gletscher
  • Dutch: gletsjer
  • European Spanish: glaciar
  • Finnish: jäätikkö
  • French: glacier
  • German: Gletscher
  • Greek: παγετώνας
  • Italian: ghiacciaio
  • Japanese: 氷河
  • Korean: 빙하
  • Norwegian: isbre
  • Polish: lodowiec
  • European Portuguese: glaciar
  • Romanian: ghețar
  • Russian: ледник
  • Spanish: glaciar
  • Swedish: glaciär
  • Thai: ธารน้ำแข็ง
  • Turkish: buzul
  • Ukrainian: льодовик
  • Vietnamese: khối băng trôi


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