Friday, July 11, 2008

Glacier Calving-South Sawyer Glacier

The process by which pieces of ice break away from the terminus of a glacier that ends in a body of water or from the edge of a floating ice shelf that ends in the ocean. Once they enter the water, the pieces are called icebergs.

1 comment:

Janet said...

There's more of my blue ice! Beautiful and educational as well.