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Term: Avalanching Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Mass transfer by avalanches which redistribute snow, firn and ice. Avalanching from a valley wall to the glacier surface constitutes accumulation. Avalanching from the glacier margin constitutes ablation.  IHPGlacierMassBalance 

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