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bergschrund A wide and deep crevasse found between a cirque glacier and its headwall. It forms when the glacier has developed to the stage at which it pulls away from the rock slope on its upper side. A series of small bergschrunds (‘bergschrund crevasses’) may form instead of the single feature.

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bergschrund

bergschrund A wide and deep crevasse found between a cirque glacier and its headwall. It forms when the glacier has developed to the stage at which it pulls away from the rock slope on its upper side. A series of small bergschrunds (‘bergschrund crevasses’) may form instead of the single feature.

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