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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby jimmy-bond » Sat Jun 30, 2018 12:05 am

Things2do wrote:
dxu46 wrote:Explain how glaciers move.

Veeeeeerrrrrrrrry sloooowwwwllllllyyyy...
I believe that you are looking for this, though: Glaciers flow downhill because of gravity and the internal deformation of the ice.
If I'm right, someone can go in my place. I will be at Summer Camp Sunday to Saturday.

That's a veeeeerrrrrrrrry elaborate answer.
I'm gonna guess: the ice melts, which makes water. The water wets the surface the glacier is on, causing it to slip and slide at a pretty slow pace
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby dxu46 » Sat Jun 30, 2018 12:06 am

Things2do wrote:
dxu46 wrote:Explain how glaciers move.

Glaciers flow downhill because of gravity and the internal deformation of the ice.
If I'm right, someone can go in my place. I will be at Summer Camp Sunday to Saturday.

That's correct, if anyone wants to go they can go, otherwise I'll go again.
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby Things2do » Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:16 am

jimmy-bond wrote:
Things2do wrote:
dxu46 wrote:Explain how glaciers move.

Veeeeeerrrrrrrrry sloooowwwwllllllyyyy...
I believe that you are looking for this, though: Glaciers flow downhill because of gravity and the internal deformation of the ice.
If I'm right, someone can go in my place. I will be at Summer Camp Sunday to Saturday.

That's a veeeeerrrrrrrrry elaborate answer.
I'm gonna guess: the ice melts, which makes water. The water wets the surface the glacier is on, causing it to slip and slide at a pretty slow pace

Go ahead. That's another factor.
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby jimmy-bond » Sat Jun 30, 2018 5:11 am

Things2do wrote:Go ahead. That's another factor.

No u. I haven't studied for glaciers yet so idk any questions.
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby JoeyC » Sat Jun 30, 2018 4:37 pm

Speaking of glaciers, does anyone know any good study resources, because I don't want to be guessing that the how of glacier movement is caused by gravity and the glacier weathering anything else in its way down.
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby Things2do » Sat Jun 30, 2018 5:42 pm

jimmy-bond wrote:
Things2do wrote:Go ahead. That's another factor.

No u. I haven't studied for glaciers yet so idk any questions.

No, I insist. Go ahead.
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby jimmy-bond » Sat Jun 30, 2018 6:15 pm

Things2do wrote:No, I insist. Go ahead.

I would protest, but I don't want to spam this page.
1. What is a jökulhlaup?
2. Name a volcano that has caused a jökulhlaup in the past.
3. Are glaciers thinner or thicker than sea ice?
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby Things2do » Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:50 pm

This thread kinda died...
1. A type of glacial outburst flow.
2. Katla. It's in Iceland.
3. Glad to see you used my suggestion. Glaciers are much thicker than sea ice.
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby jimmy-bond » Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:27 pm

Things2do wrote:
This thread kinda died...
1. A type of glacial outburst flow.
2. Katla. It's in Iceland.
3. Glad to see you used my suggestion. Glaciers are much thicker than sea ice.

Correct. I would check the volcano, but basically every volcano in Iceland has caused a jökulhlaup. Your turn.
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