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Term: Bergschrund
Definition: The crevasse which occurs at the head of a cirque or valley glacier and which separates the moving glacier ice from the rock wall and the ice apron attached to it. When the ice apron is absent the gap is known as a randkluft.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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