Glaciers. What is a glacier? A thick mass of ice accumulated over a long period of time, that is able to flow. Types of Glaciers. Continental Glacier. Found only in Greenland & Antarctica Massive ice sheets that radiate out from one or more centers.
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What is a glacier?
A thick mass of ice accumulated over a long period of time, that is
able to flow.
Types of Glaciers
Fig. 5.7, p. 128
GLACIERS in TEXAS???
They DID effect our climate!
Texas during the Pleistocene Ice Ages was Cooler & Drier!
Typical South Texas scene, 15,000 years ago
Can we still find the Ice Ages in Texas?
PLEISTOCENE FOSSIL LOCALITIES 1 = Nueces River
2 = Ingleside
3 = Aransas River
4 = Bee County
5 = Petronila Creek